Safeguarding adult referrals

For all safeguarding adult referrals in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City) please telephone Call Derbyshire before submitting the referral form.

  • from 8am to 8pm on Monday to Friday and from 9.30am to 4pm on Saturdays tel: 01629 533190
  • outside office hours tel: 01629 532600

Amber Valley (Ripley, Alfreton, Belper)


Bolsover (Clowne, Whitwell)




Erewash (Long Eaton, Ilkeston)


High Peak (Glossop, Buxton, Matlock)


North East Derbyshire (Clay Cross, Dronfield, Eckington)


South Dales (Ashbourne, Swadlincote, Shardlow, Willington, Hilton, Etwall)


Derby City Council

Contact Derby City Council:

You can also send the referral form by email: or fax: 01332 643299.

Independent hospitals safeguarding adult referrals process

For independent hospitals, please forward safeguarding referrals to the relevant email address:

Safeguarding adults quick reference sheet, guide and decision making guidance

The safeguarding adults quick reference sheet, which is attached to this page, is for referrers who frequently make safeguarding adult referrals - it should be printed two sided.

The safeguarding adults quick reference guide, which is attached to this page, is for referrers, for example home care, care homes and supported living, where more detailed guidance is provided about the information Adult Social Care need within safeguarding referrals.

For those who require more comprehensive information to support decision making with regard to making safeguarding adult referrals, please refer to the full adult safeguarding decision making guidance.