Committee details

Brent Safeguarding Adults Board

Purpose of committee

The Brent Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) is 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 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



Thematic Review of SW SCRs & SARs


Safeguarding Conference (March 2018) Presentations:

Adult NRM

Brent SAB Risk

Modern Day Slavery in London

Domestic Abuse Awareness in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

What can we learn from completed SARs?

Action on elder abuse

Self-neglect and hoarding awareness

Network of modern slavery single point contacts

Brent SAB MCA and safeguarding

Brent MSP post-workshop slides



Other documents:

Safeguarding Adults Leaflet

Adult Safeguarding Statement of Government Policy - May 2013

SCIE (web link)

Elder Abuse (web link)


MSP: Support for Safeguarding Adult Boards

MSP: What "good" might look like for health and social care commissioners and providers?

MSP: What "good" might look like for the Police?

MSP: What "good" might look like for advocacy?

MSP: What "good" might look like for those working in the housing sector?

MSP: Supporting Increased Involvement of Service Users



For more about the Board and it’s work please get in touch here or email


  • 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: