The improvement tool has been used as a means of self-assessment and in numerous peer challenges.
The characteristics of a well-performing and ambitious partnership are described, particularly in relation to the three key partners in safeguarding adults: the council, NHS and Police.
Based on the Adult Safeguarding Standards, it was refreshed in March 2015 in partnership with:
- Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)
- Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)
- NHS Confederation
- NHS Clinical Commissioners