The Humberside Police have shared with Neighbourhood Watch information regarding the Herbert Protocol. For more information on how to protect people with dementia or other mental health issues you can cut and paste the link below into your search bar or go to your chosen search engine (IE Google) and type in...

 'the Herbert Protocol Humberside Police'

https://www.humberside.police.uk/herbert-protocol  

The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme being introduced by Humberside Police and 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 in advance, a form recording all vital details, such as medication required, mobile numbers, places previously located, a photograph etc.  In the event of your family member or friend going missing, the form can be easily sent or handed to the police to reduce the time taken in gathering this information.

The Herbert Protocol initiative is named after George Herbert, a War veteran of the Normandy landings, who lived with dementia.

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