Liberty Protection Safeguards Contacts

The government's consultation open consultation Changes to the MCA Code of Practice and implementation of the LPS is here. It closes on 7 July 2022.

Dr Camilla Parker's 5 May workshop briefing slides are here

The regional team coordinating the handover includes:

Bracknell Forest DASS and DCS: Grainne Siggins 01344-354182

SESLI (Children's) Programme Manager: Richard Tyndall 07880-787007

SEADASS (Adults') Programme Manager: Jane Simmons 07867-801587

assisted by national co-ordinator at LGA: Hilary Paxton 07464-652917

Authority Liberty Protection Safeguards Contact Contact Details
Bracknell Forest
Lead contact (Children's Services) - tba

Lead contact (Adults Services) - tba
Abigail Simmons
Main contact - Head of Safeguarding
Brighton and Hove Justin Grantham
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Head of Safeguarding and Performance
Richard Cattell
Main contact/Lead contact (Adult Services) Principal Social Worker - Head of Professional Practice
Lead contact (Children's Services) - tba

Lead contact (Adults Services) - tba

Main contact - tba
East Sussex
Main contact - tba
Julie Turner
Adult Services Transitions Operations Manager
01273 336551
Nicola McGeowan
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Principal Social Worker
07876 037238
Sharon Leaver
Lead contact (Adults Services) - Operations Manager
01323 747333
Simon McGurk
Adult Services Head of Learning Disability and Transition Services
07584 262524
Hampshire Jem Mason
Lead contact (Adult Services) - Service Manager (Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty)
0370 779 7043
Kieran Lyons
Lead contact (Children's Services) Head of County Services
077 1814 6765
Isle of Wight Ginny Smith
Group Manager - DoLS
Kim Goode
Lead contact (Children's Services)
Maria Blazeckova
Lead Contact (Adult Services) - Service Manager for Mental Health Community
Kent Maureen Stirrup
Lead Contact (Adult Services) - Head of Service (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards County Team, Adult Social Care & Health)
Melanie Spencer
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Principal Social Worker
03000 410318
Medway Bethany Brothwell
Main contact/Lead contact (Adult Services) - DoLS/AMHP Team Manager
01634 331853
Lori Goossen
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Principal Social Worker
01634 331853
Milton Keynes
Lead contact (Children's Services) - tba
Victoria Collins
Main contact/Lead contact (Adult Services) - DASS
01908 253508
Oxfordshire Amy Allen
Lead contact (Adults Services) - Quality Assurance and LPS Implementation Lead
07920 084362
Annelies Henshall
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Principal Social Worker
Karen Palmer
Main contact
Portsmouth Clare Poyner
Lead contact (Children's Services)
Rachael Roberts
Main contact/Lead contact (Adult Services) - Deputy Director Adult Social Care
023 9268 8555, 07903173074
Lead contact (Children's Services) - tba

Lead contact (Adults Services) - tba

Main contact - tba
Main contact - tba
Alan Sinclair
Lead contact (Adults Services) - Director of Adults and Communities
Andrew Fraser
Lead contact (Children's Services) - DCS
Main contact - tba
Tammy Marks
SEND Service Manager
Emma Berry
Lead contact (Adults Services) - MCA practice Lead
023 8083 3856
Jacqui Schofield
Julian Watkins
Kate Concannon
Adult Services PSW
Paula Johnston
Adult Services Head of Governance
Steph Murray
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Deputy Director Children's Social Care
Surrey Andy Butler
Main Contact/Lead Contact (Adult Services) - Principal Social Worker for Adults
01483 517610
Tina Benjamin
Lead contact (Children's Services) Director Corporate Parenting
07976 205282
West Berkshire Sue Brain
Lead Contact (Adult Service) Safeguarding Adult Service Manager
West Sussex
Lead contact (Children's Services) - tba

Lead contact (Adults Services) - tba

Main contact - tba
Windsor and Maidenhead Isabel Prinsloo
Lucia Jimenez
Marie Bell
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Associate Director Corporate Parenting
01628 685942, 07816 535866
Sue Jewell
Wokingham Sal Thirlway
Lead contact (Children's Services) - Assistant Director Learning Achievement & Partnerships
Simon Broad
Main Contact/ Lead Contact (Adult Services) - Assistant Director Adult Social Care

Please contact Isabelle Gregory with any additions, alterations or corrections.