Apr 29, · Approval has been given for the bodies overseeing children’s and adults’ safeguarding in Shropshire to merge. The Shropshire Safeguarding Partnership (SSP) coordinates and monitors how the services and professional staff work together to protect adults and children from abuse or neglect.
The Keeping Adults Safe in Shropshire Network brings together representatives of each of the main organisations responsible for helping and protecting adults with care and support needs; who are at risk of or experiencing abuse or neglect. Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Board (Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council) SAFEGUARDING STRATEGY 1. Introduction The Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding Board (VASB) is responsible for co-ordinating working arrangements related to Safeguarding and Adult Protection in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. The Board is made up.
All organisations who work with adults with care and support needs and are members of the Keeping Adults Safe in Shropshire Network have a statutory duty to safeguard adults as prescribed in the Care Act and outlined in the Care and Support Statutory Guidance. It is therefore expected that the Network’s multi-agency procedures and guidance are adhered to . Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy. If you feel an adult is at risk from themselves or someone else, please call the Adult Safeguarding team on the following numbers: For Shropshire call For Telford call If you feel the adult is a risk of harm to the public call West Mercia Police on or if you feel the risk is severe.