Information about the role of the safeguarding adults board, what they are responsible for, what safeguarding is and what the safeguarding adults principles are.
The overall objective of the board is to enhance the quality of life of the vulnerable adults who are at risk of abuse and to progressively improve the services of those in need of protection. The board is a multi agency organisation with and independent chair.
The role of the board is to:
The board consists of relevant agencies which have a key statutory role in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. The main responsibility lies with
There are other organisations who have direct involvement or may have an interest in the board, including:
The East Riding of Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults Board will have responsibility for:
The role of safeguarding is to enable all adults to maintain their independence and well-being, and ensure they can live a life that is free from abuse and neglect. It is also about promoting good practice for responding to concerns on a multi-agency basis.
There are a number of types of abuse, further details can be found on the safeguarding adults team page.
The underpinning principles of Safeguarding adults are outlined below.
Yes, please follow the link below:
East Riding Safeguarding Adults Board (external website)