SAB Subgroups

The Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Adults Board utilizes subgroups to focus on priority areas for development.

Current Subgroups are as follows:

  1. Brighton & Hove Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) SubgroupTerms of Reference provides expert opinion to the SAB on issues relating to the implementation of the MCA and DoLS across the health and social care system.
  2. Case Review SubgroupTerms of Reference responsible for commissioning and monitoring safeguarding adult reviews and other multi agency learning review activities in cases where there have been poor outcomes for service users to ensure that lessons are learned to improve partnership working
  3. Policy & Procedures Subgroup (Pan Sussex) –  responsible for producing and updating safeguarding adults policy and procedures in Sussex, on behalf of the three Safeguarding Adults Boards in the county.
  4. Brighton & Hove Practitioners Alliance for Safeguarding Adults (PASA) GroupTerms of Reference comprised of representatives from the independent, voluntary and statutory sector. Meets to increase skill, knowledge and awareness of safeguarding adults, and to raise concerns about guidelines, local practice and training.
  5. Quality Assurance SubgroupTerms of Reference monitors, reports and evaluates performance across organisations with regards to Adult Safeguarding.
  1. Participation & Engagement Subgroup – Terms of Reference joint group with the Local Safeguarding Children Board to develop and deliver effective engagement with service users, professionals, the third sector and local communities to increase knowledge around safeguarding
  2. Learning & Development SubgroupTerms of Reference responsible for the strategy, development, quality assurance and co-ordination of multi-agency safeguarding adults training provision.

Each of the subgroups has an individual work plan linked to the SAB business plan and is required to provide regular updates to the SAB on their progress.

The SAB also links to and receives information from a range of other forums such as the Safe in the City Partnership Board, Health & Wellbeing Board etc.