Brent Safeguarding Adults Board

Brent Safeguarding Adults Board

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, an Executive and five sub-groups. The Board meets quarterly and includes a range of social care, health and community safety partners. The Board 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 and changes to how services should be organised are fully implemented through action planning, staff training and policy development. The Board also ensures that regional and national adult safeguarding developments and issues are fully reflected in local discussions, procedures and practice.

The 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.

The current Chair of the Board is: Professor Michael Preston-Shoot

To contact the Board, please send an email to: brent.lsab@brent.gov.uk