Useful publications


Call Blockers and unwanted calls 

Care Act 2014

Care Homes 

County Lines

Domestic Abuse

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, forms which may be of interest to care providers who may need to submit a DoLS assessment for those under their care.

These forms when completed must be returned to Stoke-on-Trent City Council please email: 


Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

  • Female Genital Mutilation Pocket Guide for health care professionals - NHS England.

Financial matters

Fire: Causes and Prevention

  • Fire Death Factors SAME advice by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service 


  • Clutter Image Rating - Hoarding disorders UK 

  • Hoarding from the point of view of the hoarder video clip, produced by Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board

Legal Literacy

Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP)

'Mate' Crime

Camden People First video on 'mate' crime, a video acted by service users to instruct other service users about the dangers of 'mate' crime and what can be done about it.

Mental Capacity

Modern Slavery


People in a Position of Trust (PiPoT)


  • What is Adult Safeguarding - a presentation given by Ruth Martin Safeguarding Team Leader and acting Principal Social Worker for Staffordshire County Council hosted by Staffordshire Police about what adult safeguarding is, when to make an adult safeguarding referral and what a good referral looks like.



Section 42 Enquiries 

Substance Misuse