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Safeguarding Adults

The Safeguarding Team in Kent and Medway includes Designated Nurses for Safeguarding Children, Safeguarding Adults (including Mental Capacity Act) and Looked After Children, along with Consultant Paediatricians for Child Death and Named GPs across all CCG localities. There are also dedicated secretarial staff supporting the Safeguarding Team leads


South Kent Coast CCG Safeguarding Team

Designated Professional for Safeguarding Adults:

Darren De Lint | Mob: 07769627359 | E-mail:  d.delint@nhs.net


Contact numbers to make a referral to social services (safeguarding adults) are:

Weekdays: 03000 416161 | Out of hours: 03000 419191 | E-mail: social.services@kent.gov.uk


  1. KCC Adult protection forms including KASAF
  2. Contact details for local teams (safeguarding referrals)
  3. Patient advice on reporting abuse
  4. RCGP Safeguarding Adult Toolkit
  5. GP Adult Safeguarding Policy which can be adapted to be used with practices
  6. Adult Abuse Easy Read Leaflet
  7. 'Protocols for Kent and Medway to safeguard adults who are at risk of sexual exploitation modern slavery and human trafficking'

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