The Herbert Protocol
Please go to our Dementia page for more details, below is a snapshot.
There is nothing more frightening than when a loved one, friend or neighbour fails to return when they should. For people living with dementia, this can be quite common – the Herbert Protocol could give you peace of mind.
It is a national scheme introduced by the police, in partnership with other agencies, which encourages carers to compile useful information which could be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing.
Carers, family members and friends can complete a form in readiness which gives vital details, such as medication required, mobile numbers, places previously located. A recent photograph of the person should also be kept with it. It is not intended to replace existing safeguarding and security measures.
We now have leaflets in the Surgery detailing the Herbert Protocol.