Safeguarding Adults Board

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held four times a year.

Future Board meetings:

4 December 2017, Midday to 3 pm, Council Chamber, Bridge Street, Reading

Minutes of Board Meetings

26 June 2017   27 March 2017 

5 December 2016  19 September 2016  20 June 2016  21 March 2016        

Board Briefings

October 2017 This edition includes: support provided to homeless and vulnerable people by the Salvation Army; what staff should do if they receive a disclosure of non-recent abuse; a short film to help us understand what we can do to help make safeguarding personal; Mental Capacity Act Week 16-20 October; Bite size learning sessions on advocacy and safer recruitment; support at the Rose Centre for women who have experienced FGM.

July 2017 This edition includes: the NHS safeguarding app, pressure care advice, learning from recent case reviews, opportunities for practitioners to discuss complex cases, risk management panels, a guide to carers’ assessments, joint safeguarding conference in September and a new e-learning module on safer recruitment.

April 2017 This edition includes: priorities for the Business Plan, Independent Advocacy under the Care Act 2014, the Law Commission’s proposals for Liberty Protection Safeguards, fluctuating capacity, joint working good practice guide and links to discussion forums for practitioners.  

December 2016 This edition includes: the Communication Strategy, survey results, service user involvement, ADASS peer reviews, links to the Annual Report and Learning From Practice briefing note.

October 2016 This edition includes: the Mental Capacity Act, empowerment, case file audits, links to the revised Policy and Procedures and a survey to help the Board improve awareness of safeguarding adults.

June 2016 This edition includes: Making Safeguarding Personal, advocacy and findings from a Domestic Homicide Review.

Need help with acronyms? This Glossary might help.