About Us

The Walsall Safeguarding Adults Board (WSAB) brings a range of partner agencies together to coordinate activity to safeguard adults with care and support needs in Walsall. The Board also evaluates how effectively adults with care and support needs are safeguarded and identifies actions that can be taken to improve their safety or their experiences of the safeguarding system.

The Board also evaluates how effectively adults with care and support needs are safeguarded and identifies actions that can be taken to improve their safety or their experiences of the safeguarding system.

Our Board Priorities for 2017-2019 are:

  • Improve Board Effectiveness.  Ensure leadership, management and governance arrangements deliver strong, strategic local leadership that measurably improves outcomes for adults at risk
  • Drive forward the Walsall Plan Obsession “If it doesn’t feel right, then act on it” with a focus on prevention and promoting community/public awareness
  • Understand the application of thresholds for vulnerable adults and those with care and support needs
  • Assurance regarding transition arrangements for agreed vulnerable groups between children and adult services.
  • Quality assurance of safeguarding practice in Care Homes and by Care Providers.
  • Seek assurance regarding the appropriate management of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) which are referred to the Local Authority.