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Gateshead Adults

Welcome to our Procedures, Practice Guidance and Tools for Adult Social Care

These procedures, practice guidance and tools should be used as required by practitioners across all adult social care teams and services in Gateshead.

The information included will:

  • Guide and inform practice;
  • Provide information about local policy and procedures for social workers, occupational therapists and other social care practitioners in Gateshead; and
  • Keep practitioners up to date with local and national developments in adult social care.

Local Resources

Local Resources are our internal processes, documents and internet/intranet links to support effective implementation of the procedures. You an access these directly using the Local Resources button.

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To report any issues or suggest improvements to the procedures or Local Resources, please contact Julie Crichton, Business Support and Improvement Team Manager


Find out about the latest amendments to the procedures here.

Children's services and transitions

Note: Practitioners working across both children's and adult services can easily access the Children's Procedures.

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