Safeguarding Adults Board

What is the Safeguarding Adults Board?

The local safeguarding arrangements have been developed through the strong leadership of the Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB). The board is a multi-agency partnership concerned with the safeguarding of adults who are at risk in Enfield. This includes responding to concerns and reports about abuse and developing prevention strategies. The Care Act 2014 has placed SAB on a statutory footing.

SAB includes membership from:

SAB has 3 core duties which the Care Act 2014 sets out. These include developing and publishing an annual strategic plan, publishing an annual report which sets out what we have achieved, and commissioning a Safeguarding Adults Review where serious abuse or death has occurred and to ensure lessons learnt.

SAB has 3 sub groups:

The SAB has a strategy, which sets out how we will work together to prevent abuse and ensure a robust response when abuse does occur. The strategy will be reviewed annually and has an action plan monitored at each board meeting.