Sue Darker Assistant Director Adult Care Services. Chair of Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board. Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB ). In place since September 2009 Membership at a strategic level TOR – MOU to all CEO’s and Directors Think Tank – Strategic Aims – Business Plan.
Chair of Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board
Through the work streams ensure a review of all current policies and protocol
to ensure they are still fit for purpose.
We will develop a strategy for disseminating the protocols of joint working to
ensure they are embedded into frontline practice across all partners.
The board then needs to evaluate the impact of joint working protocols and
whether they are achieving the prescribed outcomes.
We will ensure that the views of service users and carer’s are integral. Partners
will be committed to sharing information and problem solving jointly.
As a Board we will have a joined up system for understanding and discharging
our roles and responsibilities to vulnerable adults and children in order for us to
improve outcomes, and undertake our statutory functions jointly.
Three main areas of work:
Work stream led by POhWER
Work stream lead by Hertfordshire PCT
competency based framework for individual’s roles
mandatory programmes of education to discharge their
responsibilities with regard to Safeguarding
Work stream lead by Adult Care Services
Scoping exercise of the demographics of
Form a database informed by scoping exercise;
Identify 10 top languages and provide information
in these languages and accessible formats- e.g.
easy read, audio etc.