The Safeguarding Adults Board meets on a quarterly basis and is supported by an Executive group and a number of multi-agency subgroups, which convene regularly to progress the ambitions and strategic priorities of the Board.

Structure

The primary purpose of the subgroups are set out below:

Learning and Development Subgroup:

to provide a multi-agency perspective of safeguarding adults’ training, learning and development needs, and ensure lessons are learnt and used to inform policy or procedures.

 

Policy and Procedures Subgroup:

to produce, maintain, develop and review policy, procedures and guidance to improve outcomes for adults at risk in Somerset.

 

Quality Assurance Subgroup:

to establish and maintain performance arrangements for the Board, and quality assure local practice.

 

Safeguarding Adults Review Subgroup:

to ensure the Board meets its statutory requirements in relation to commissioning Safeguarding Adults Reviews.