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Wirral Safeguarding Adults Board

Meeting: 03/03/2022 - Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee (Item 94)

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The Assistant Director for Care and Health Commissioning People introduced the report of the Director of Care and Health which provided an update on the establishment of the Wirral Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) since June 2021. Is partnership focussed. Other groups feed into it. we retain independent chair.


Members noted that the Health and Social Care Bill included a statutory responsibility within the NHS to oversee the Integrated Care System but that did not preclude local authorities having their own safeguarding arrangements, and that there was scope for closer working with the Children Safeguarding Partnership.


Resolved –

That it be noted that the new arrangements have been put in place to meet all statutory requirements in relation to the Safeguarding Adults Board.