Decision details

Barnet Safeguarding Adult Board Annual Report 2016-17

Decision Maker: Adults and Safeguarding Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chairman introduced the report which set out how agencies in Barnet have cooperated to promote the safety and wellbeing of adults in need of care and support. 


The Chairman invited Chris Miller, Independent Chair of the Barnet Safeguarding Adults Board, to the table.


The Committee considered the report and requested that the Strategic Director for Adults, Communities and Health undertake the following actions:


  • Forward data on the reduction in the number of referrals for safeguarding concern since the previous year, which was a result of work to help providers better recognise safeguarding issues.


  • In future reports to include percentage figures (page 12 of the annual report)


  • In future reports to include data for the 85+ age group.


  • To provide a briefing to Members with additional data on the length of homecare visits, the number of different carers visiting individuals and details of how standards were being monitored


Subject to the above the Committee:


RESOLVED – That the Committee approve the publication of the Barnet Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report 2016/17 on the Council website.

The Committee noted that Mr Miller would be stepping down from his role as Independent Chair.  On behalf of the Committee, the Chairman thanked Mr Miller for his hard work over the past four years. 



Publication date: 23/10/2017

Date of decision: 19/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 19/09/2017 - Adults and Safeguarding Committee

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