Useful publications


Care Act 2014

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 the Local Authority;

For return to Staffordshire County Council please email:

For return to Stoke-on-Trent City Council please email:


  • NWG toolkit (993 KB) - Criminal, Civic and Partnership Disruption Options for Perpertrators of Child and Adult victims of Exploitation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

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

Financial matters

Fire: Causes and Prevention

  • SAME booklet (246 KB) - Olive Branch free referral awareness training about fire hazards and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service referral process


  • Clutter Image Rating (828 KB) - International OCD Foundation

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

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)


Substance Misuse