Living Well Guide Dementia - Page 26

are you a carer? The Herbert Protocal Please visit the Lancashire Constabulary’s Website for more information. https://lancashire.police.uk/herbert protocol Introduced by the Metropolitan Police and other agencies, the Herbert Protocol is used in the event of an adult that is reliant on additional care and support going missing. What should a care provider do if the person goes missing? After you have conducted an ‘open door’ search of the address, grounds and outbuildings and you believe a person is missing, alert the police at the earliest opportunity. If you believe that the person missing is at a high risk of harm, please call 999. Tell the police operator that you have the Herbert Protocol person profile. The protocol comprises of a form that contains very important information about a person at risk, this form can then be passed onto the police once the person has been reported missing. The form will then be used by the police and search teams to help find the person in the event of them going missing. Safe Trader Scheme The Safe Trader Scheme helps residents find reputable traders for property repairs, home improvements, gardening services, mobility aids and other services around the home. http://safetrader.org.uk/