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Governance & Accountability

The Safeguarding Adult Board is a multi-agency partnership comprising statutory, independent and charitable organisations with a stakeholder interest in safeguarding adults at risk. Click here for a full list of members.

The Board’s objective is to protect and promote individual human rights, independence and improve well-being, so that adults at risk stay safe and are protected at all times from abuse, neglect, discrimination, or poor treatment.

The role of the Board and it’s members is to:

  • Lead the strategic development of safeguarding adults work in the borough of Hillingdon
  • Agree resources for the delivery of the safeguarding strategic plan
  • Monitor and ensure the effectiveness of the sub-committees in delivering their work programmes and partner agencies in discharging their safeguarding responsibilities
  • Ensure that arrangements across partnership agencies in Hillingdon are effective in providing a net of safety for vulnerable adults
  • Act as champions for safeguarding issues across their own organisations, partners and the wider community, including effective arrangements within their own organisations
  • Ensure best practice is consistently employed to improve outcomes for vulnerable adults