The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board is a voluntary arrangement of statutory and non-statutory organisations. It has an Independent Chair providing independent leadership to support the Board's strategic direction. The Safeguarding Adult Partnership Board is overseen by the Director of Adult Social Services.
The vision of the Safeguarding Adults Board is that all the citizens of Leeds, irrespective of age, race, gender, culture, religion, disability or sexual orientation can live free from abuse or the fear of abuse.
The board works actively to provide strategic leadership for all the organisations across the city of Leeds that have responsibilities to safeguarding adults from abuse. The board's membership includes:
The full membership of the board is available in the Leeds Safeguarding Adult Board: Current Membership document.
The Leeds Safeguarding Adult Partnership Board meets every two months. Minutes of the board meetings are available.
Full membership and the board's governance arrangements, including details of its sub-groups are described within the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board Memorandum of Understanding
Details of the board's achievements and Business Plan can be located within each year's Annual Report.
The board will commission Serious Case Reviews when required. Serious Case Reviews provide for multi-agency learning from serious incidents that have occurred, enabling safeguarding systems and processes to be improved.
The board has published a Safeguarding Charter detailing its commitment to adults at risk and how it responds to safeguarding concerns.
The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Partnership Multi Agency Policy and Procedures are published by the board and can be downloaded from this website.
The Learning From Practice Events provide an opportunity to identify and share, with practitioners from across statutory agencies, local and national learning from practice. The materials from these events can be downloaded from this website.The Board Bulletins provide information and updates on: the work and achivements of the Board.