Committee details

Brent Safeguarding Adults Board

Purpose of committee

The Brent Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) a partnership board responsible for the adult safeguarding processes in Brent. It is made up of The Safeguarding Adults Board, the Safeguarding Adults Board Executive and five Sub Groups. The Board meets quarterly and includes a range of social care, health and community safety partners. It is responsible for agreeing the contents of the annual report and the strategic plan, accept the findings and recommendations of safeguarding adult reviews, and ensure that the recommendations are fully implemented through action planning, staff training, policy development and changes to how services are organised. The Board ensures that regional and national adult safeguarding developments and issues are fully reflected in local discussions, procedures and practice.

 

Main priority areas for the Board include:        

• To raise awareness and understanding of safeguarding adults within the Brent Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) workforce and wider community

• Continuing to work together to understand and meet the challenges of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

• To increase the voice of service users and carers, and their representatives in the work of the SAB

• Continuing to progress the making safeguarding personal agenda

• Training and Workforce Development is used to support the delivery of SAB priorities and to add value

• Better Quality Data – to work with partners to develop a multi-agency data set to monitor key safeguarding activity within the SAB partnership and to hold partners to account

• An effective Board is established through good Governance, Leadership, Responsibility, Partnership and Accountability.

Annual Reports:

Annual Report 2016/17

Annual Report 2015/16

Annual Report 2014/15

Annual Report 2013/14

 

Plans and Policies:

Strategic Plan 2016/17

Strategic Plan 2017/19

Case Review Referral Policy

 

Other documents:

Safeguarding Adults Leaflet

Adult Safeguarding Statement of Government Policy - May 2013

SCIE (web link)

Elder Abuse (web link)

Healthwatch

 

For more about the Board and it’s work please get in touch here or email brent.lsab@brent.gov.uk

Membership

  • Michael Preston-Shoot  (Chair) 
  • James Pearce    Strategic Partnerships Officer (Adult Safeguarding)
  • Lead Member for Community Wellbeing, Brent Council   
  • Strategic Director Community Wellbeing, Brent Council   
  • Director for Public Health, Brent Council   
  • Head of Reablement and Safeguarding, Brent Council   
  • Head of Commissioning, Brent Council   
  • Head of Housing Needs, Brent Council   
  • Safeguarding Adults Team Manager, Brent Council   
  • Trading Standards, Brent Council   
  • Legal Services, Brent Council   
  • Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)   
  • Care Quality Commission   
  • Central and North West London Foundation Trust   
  • North West London Healthcare Trust   
  • NHS England   
  • Brent Healthwatch   
  • Brent Police   
  • London Fire Brigade   
  • London Ambulance Service   
  • Brent MENCAP   
  • Local Safeguarding Children's Board   
  • National Probation Service   

Contact information

Support officer: Nikoleta Nikolova, Governance Officer, tel: 0208 937 1587, Email: Nikoleta.Nikolova@brent.gov.uk.