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Keeping adults safe in Sandwell

Adults with care and support needs are among the most vulnerable members of society. Protecting them from becoming the victims of abuse is everyone’s business. Sandwell Safeguarding Adults Board have agreed the following equal principles as set by the Government as the foundation to achieving good outcomes for adults with care and support needs:

  • Empowerment – Presumption of person led decisions and consent
  • Protection – Support and representation for those in greatest need
  • Prevention – Prevention of neglect, harm and abuse is a primary objective
  • Proportionality – Proportionate and least intrusive response to the risk presented
  • Partnerships – Local solutions through services working with their communities
  • Accountability – Accountability and transparency in delivering safeguarding

This website has been designed to provide members of the public, people who use health and social care services, professional and practitioners with information, procedures and guidance on safeguarding adults in Sandwell.

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Sandwell’s boards develop a partnership protocol

The statutory strategic partnership board chairs now meet on a regular basis throughout the year with the aim of considering and working on an agreed set of priorities that support key pieces of collaborative work going on across the council and with partners. The board chairs recognise and understand the...

18th December 2017

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Sandwell Safeguarding Adults Board Celebration of Prevention Work in Sandwell

The Sandwell Safeguarding Adults Board Prevention Sub Group will hosting their annual Celebration of Prevention Work and Services in Sandwell conference on Wednesday 11th October 2017 – 10.00am till 2.00pm at Brasshouse Community Centre, Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick. B66 1BA The day will consist of guest speakers looking at Adult Safeguarding...

15th September 2017