Safeguarding, Harm & Deprivation of Liberty

Name of CouncilTitle of ReportNumber
Kensington & ChelseaRoyal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea at fault due to poor communication, delay in assessments and delay in care and support.19 008 936
BuckinghamshireBuckinghamshire County Council at fault for failing to safeguard and properly assess a person 18 005 323
BuckinghamshireBuckinghamshire County Council at fault for failing to commence section 42 safeguarding enquiries and for failing to provide a needs assessment 19 000 746
CalderdaleCalderdale Metropolitan Borough Council at fault for arbitrary top up policies, for instructing service users to enter into top up agreement contracts with care homes directly, for failing to identify a suitable care home and for failing to undertake a needs assessment19 009 079
CoventryCoventry City Council at fault for failing to respond to concerns over the outcome of a safeguarding investigation19 010 863
CroydonLondon Borough of Croydon not at fault for its decision to keep a couple in their current care home, as it followed the Code of Practice set out in the Mental Capacity Act 2015 properly.19 007 129
ManyCompensation for risk of or actual physical harm
Plymouth CityPlymouth Council at fault for miscommunication over safeguarding measures 18 017 093
Windsor and MaidenheadWindsor and Maidenhead Council at fault for delays, and failing to communicate, when unacceptable behaviour threatened a placement 18 017 393
Windsor and MaidenheadRoyal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead at fault for failing to properly consider the risks when separating a married couple of 59 years, failing to provide adequate care and failing to provide appropriate complaint responses18 015 872
East SussexEast Sussex County Council at fault for delays in responding to a section 42 safeguarding concern and for the way it communicated about the client’s charges 19 000 641
HackneyMinimal fault findings for London Borough of Hackney in its response to safeguarding referrals, and a finding to develop its policy of communications management for complainants.19 002 845
LewishamLewisham Council not at fault for not allowing a person to travel abroad19 011 488
LutonLuton Borough Council at fault for failing to make safeguarding enquiries under section 42 of the Care Act 2014 18 016 910
Sheffield CitySheffield City Council at fault for poor care in administering medications 18 016 372
StaffordshireStaffordshire County Council found at fault for decision to use its own policy to avoid carrying out requested DoL Safeguards assessments18 004 809
StaffordshireStaffordshire County Council at fault for delay in reassessment and not meeting an assessed eligible need19 011 306
TamesideTameside Council at fault for failing to carry out a carer’s assessment, and for an inadequate investigation leading to inadequate care 18 011 449
Surrey CountySurrey Council at fault in handling of safeguarding procedure and failing to intervene when a care home refused a patient’s return 18 012 625
South TynesideSouth Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council at fault for failing to follow assessment guidelines in regards to deafblind clients, failing to backdate direct payments, and failing to investigate restriction of contact imposed by its commissioned care provider15 016 702