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Escalation of professional disagreements

The KBSP Escalation policy should be used to formally raise concerns between agencies regarding work relating to the Safeguarding of Adults at Risk

KBSP Resolution of professional disagreements

It is necessary to record each instance in which the Escalation policy is used to resolve professional disputes. Complete and send the below form to kbsp@bristol.gov.uk.

KBSP Resolution of professional disagreements – Monitoring Form

Information Sharing

KBSP has produced the following inter-agency information sharing guidance for use by professionals.

KBSP Information Sharing Guidance (2021)

KBSP Quick Guide to Information Sharing (2021)

People in Positions of Trust

Use this guidance where concerns are raised about professionals who are in a ‘position of trust’ for adults at risk.

Guidance: People in positions of trust

Working with Adults At Risk

All professionals who work with adults at risk must follow the KBSP guidance for recognising and reporting safeguarding concerns.

Guidance for Agencies Working with Adults at Risk (2016)

Regional Safeguarding Adults Policy

KBSP has signed up to the following regional Safeguarding Adults Multi-Agency policy alongside four other Local Authorities.

Safeguarding Adults Policy - Regional Multi-agency Policy (2019) *Please note this policy is currently under review