To support the work of the West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board (WSSAB) it has established four subgroups. Each subgroup has terms of reference and agrees a business plan which focuses on the delivery of strategic objectives and priorities. Short term task and finish groups may also be set up to focus on specific objectives or projects.
The WSSAB has the following subgroups and panel:
This group brings the Chairs of each of the subgroups and the Independent Chair of the WSSAB together before each Board meeting to discuss any emerging issues and business plans and set the agenda for the WSSAB meetings.
Safeguarding Adults Case Review subgroup
The case review panel is 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. (Click here for the Terms of Reference)
Quality & Performance subgroup
The Quality and Performance subgroup is to establish systems for effective monitoring, reporting and evaluating evidence across organisations with regards to safeguarding. (Click here for the Terms of Reference).
The purpose of the Engagement subgroup is to build and develop a strong service user and carer involvement base to improve adult safeguarding in West Sussex. The Engagement Subgroup produces a business plan to develop public and agency awareness, ensuring consistent messages. This engagement will ensure that views and experience will be fed back to the Board. (Click here for the Terms of Reference)
Training and Development subgroup
The purpose of the Training subgroup is to establish systems for monitoring, reporting and evaluating training across organisations with regards to safeguarding Adults; liking annual reporting to improvements and consistency in training and a measurable work programme. (Click here for the Terms of Reference)