Ensuring our safeguarding arrangements act to help and protect adults

New people umbrella V1.inddThe Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board is a multi-agency partnership which includes Cleveland Fire Brigade. It is responsible for protecting and promoting an adults’ right to live an independent life, in safety, free from abuse and neglect in the boroughs of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-On-Tees.

The Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board: Annual Report 2015-16 includes a full review of the work of the Board from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016, and as well as the full report: https://www.tsab.org.uk/key-information/annual-reports/ easy read and audio versions are also available.

Ann Baxter, Independent Chair of the Board,said: “I thank all colleagues across our organisations who work so hard to support and protect vulnerable adults. By working together and linking our services we can provide a stronger network of prevention and safeguarding services, making Teesside a safer place to live for everyone in the community.”