Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
For the Executive to agree the Safeguarding
Partnership arrangements for Bracknell Forest
That the new model for combined children and adults multi-agency safeguarding arrangements for Bracknell Forest is agreed.
1. In line with Children and Social Work Act and statutory guidance the new multiagency safeguarding arrangements must be jointly agreed by the local authority, Thames valley police and East Berkshire CCG.
2. In line with the Care Act 2014 the local authority must arrange for a safeguarding adult board to be in place. Thames Valley Police and the CCG must be members of a safeguarding adult board. Therefore, as statutory partners, the Local Authority, Thames Valley police and the CCG have agreed the new model for multiagency safeguarding arrangements following a consultation workshop with other safeguarding partnerships’ members
Other options were considered at consultation workshop held with our local partners.
These options included maintaining separate arrangements for adults and children
safeguarding together with variations on the agreed model. Following these
consultations statutory partners
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Financial Impact: Within existing budget
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Workshops and meetings with partner
Partner agencies such as Health, Police,
Contact: Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 354142.
Report author: Thom Wilson
Publication date: 23/07/2019
Date of decision: 23/07/2019
Decided at meeting: 23/07/2019 - Executive
Effective from: 31/07/2019