The main matters are detailed below:
Dave Martin introduced himself as the newly appointed Independent Chair of the Adult Safeguarding Board and in turn introduced Ian James who was recently appointed to the role of the Director of Adult Social Services.
It was noted that funding for Safeguarding in Solihull had not been identified with the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and a report would come to the next meeting.
It was anticipated that a representative from the CCG would attend Adult Safeguarding Board meetings.
Hospital Discharges – a review of safeguarding issues was to be undertaken.
Service User safeguarding feedback was now a Board priority.
The Adult Safeguarding Board would present to the Solihull Partnership Board a quarterly report and publish and present an Annual Report.
Consultation paper on ‘Powers of Entry and Intervention’ to be undertaken.
Domestic Homicide Review awaiting funding for a consultation.
Annual Report had been published in Draft final report to be posted on the SMBC Safeguarding website.
Awareness Training – Third sector links on the SMBC website and through SWICDA – adult abuse link.
Next meeting 4th September 2012.