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Keeping People Safe

Hull Safeguarding Adults Board

About Us

The Hull Safeguarding Adults Board is a statutory board formed under the Care Act 2014. It consists of senior members from Hull City Council, Humberside Police and Hull NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

It has an independent chair, Rick Proctor.

The Board is the strategic lead body in Hull for safeguarding adults with care and support needs that may be suffering or at risk of abuse or neglect.

The Care Act places statutory functions on the Board.

It must publish a strategic plan, write an annual report and conduct a safeguarding adult review if an adult with care and support needs dies and abuse or neglect is suspected.

Our Vision

People are able to live life free from harm where our community has a culture that does not tolerate abuse; works together to prevent abuse and knows what to do when abuse happens.

Board Structure

The Safeguarding Board has statutory status under the Care Act. That means in simple terms, each Local Authority area must have one.

The statutory members of our Board are –

  • Hull City Council
  • Humberside Police
  • Hull NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

The Board also has the Hull City Councillor responsible for safeguarding adults, Gwen Lunn, and the chair person of the Strategic Delivery Group.

The Board has an independent Chair, Rick Proctor.

Download a copy of the Hull Safeguarding Adults Board Terms of Reference here

Underneath the Board is the Strategic Delivery Group. This is the group that works on the strategic plan.

 

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