Dyfed Powys Police Herbert Protocol scheme

Updated: Sep 10, 2019

Dyfed Powys Police, the largest geographic police force in England and Wales run a scheme called Herbert Protocol , a new service for people living with dementia It is a national scheme which encourages carers, family members or friends to compile useful information which could be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing The Protocol asks family members, carers and friends to complete in advance, a form recording all vital information such as medication required, mobile phone numbers, places previously located, a photograph etc . The completed form should be kept in a safe place where it can easily be located and shared quickly with the relevant agencies should their loved one be reported as missing.

The aim of the scheme is to enable the police to locate missing vulnerable people as quickly as possible.

To find out more about the scheme go to the following website;


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