Professionals and Practitioners

Adult Services departmental procedures

Date published/updated list of procedures

Adult Services staff will follow Corporate Health and Safety policies. In the event of staff requiring service specific guidance, please refer to the departmental Health & Safety pages.


  • 01/18 Social Work Registration Policy Microsoft Word 52kB - This policy applies to all staff for whom registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Social Worker is a role requirement.

  • 02/18 Relationships and Sexuality Microsoft Word 71kB - This policy provides advice and guidance for staff to ensure that they feel confident to negotiate the complex personal, legal and ethical issues that are present when they are supporting service users to safely exercise their rights to self-determination, privacy, and a family life with regard to personal relationships and sexuality.

  • 03/18: Working with individuals who request local authority support with their care costs when their funds deplete Microsoft Word 51kB - This policy provides a guide for staff who are involved in working with individuals who have been self funding who approach the local authority for support with their care costs when their funds are approaching, or have already reached, the means testing threshold.
    This policy can also be used if an individual’s ability to fund their care is reduced as a consequence of them no longer qualifying for NHS Funded Nursing Care or Continuing Health Care funding

  • 04/18 Research Management Procedure Microsoft Word 63kB: This procedure sets out the management process for research proposals, and the ethical review process for formal consultations, service evaluations and research-like engagement