What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is about protecting people from abuse, preventing abuse from happening and making people aware of their rights.
Who is the Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB)?
The Safeguarding Adults Board is a multi-agency partnership which has statutory functions under the Care Act 2014.
The main job of the Safeguarding Adults Board is to ensure that in Bradford District safeguarding arrangements work effectively so that adults at risk due to health needs, social care needs or disabilities are able to live their lives free from abuse or neglect.
The work of the Safeguarding Adults Board is a partnership responsibility.
The board works together with partner organisations and people in the communities so that adults with care and support needs can live the best lives they can with their rights and wellbeing protected, safe from abuse and neglect.
Please visit our website for more information about the work of the Bradford Safeguarding Adults Board:
Purpose of the consultation
Under the terms of the Care Act 2014 Safeguarding Adults Boards (SAB) are required to:
· Publish a strategic plan for each financial year, setting out how it will meet its main objectives.
· The plan must explain how the SAB will work to prevent abuse and neglect and how it will help and protect people with care and support needs at risk of abuse and neglect.
· The SAB must engage and consult with the local Healthwatch and the local community in preparing its plan.
The Bradford Safeguarding Adults Board is now writing its strategic plan for the next three years. This plan will explain how the Board will work in the future to keep people safe. The plan will be reviewed annually.
The Safeguarding Adults Board wants to hear the views and ideas of the public and partner organisations on its new proposed plan.
This consultation is opened to everyone including partner agencies, staff across all organisations and sectors, service users, carers, community groups and the wider public.
How long does the consultation last?
The consultation begins on Friday, 29 June 2018 and ends on Friday, 27 July 2018.
Any comments must be made by midnight on Friday, 27 July 2018.
Let us know your views
You can tell us what you think about our new plan using the main survey:
The easier read survey is at https://surveys.bradford.gov.uk/snapwebhost/s.asp?k=153002291207
This consultation runs until Friday, 27 July 2018.
**Do not report any concerns on this survey**
If you are being abused or concerned that someone else is being harmed then please use this link to find out where you can get help: https://www.bradford.gov.uk/adult-social-care/adult-abuse/report-adult-abuse/