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Welcome to Brighton Safeguarding Adults website

Supporting the vulnerable adults in Brighton

Information, advice and procedures for the care community

The Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Adult Board (SAB) is a group of statutory, private, voluntary, and independent organisations across Brighton & Hove who work together to empower and protect some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

Our purpose is to raise awareness and promote the welfare of vulnerable adults by the development of an effective co-operative. We are committed to ensuring that the work done effectively brings about good outcomes for adults so that people live safe and secure lives.

We have three core duties we must do in order to fulfill our statutory requirements:

  • develop and publish a strategic plan setting out how we will meet our objectives and how our member and partner agencies will contribute
  • publish an annual report detailing how effective our work has been
  • commission Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs) for any cases which meet the criteria for these.

We are required to demonstrate how our strategic and assurance arrangements enable us to carry out the duties and functions specified under the Care Act.

This website provides a range of useful information for people who may experience, or be at risk of experiencing, abuse. There is also a dedicated area for professionals, providing a wide range of information and guidance on protecting the adults using their services.

Concerned about a child?
If your concerns are about a child under the age of 18 please contact the Front Door for Families
Phone: 01273 290400

Concerned about an Adult
If you have any concerns about a vulnerable adult, contact Access Point
Phone: 01273 295555

Latest News

November 15, 2019

It’s West Sussex Safeguarding Month

In November of this year, our colleagues in the West Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership are running a series of events. […]

November 14, 2019

Homeless shelter open tonight

SWEP will be open from 7pm on Thursday 14 November. You can access the shelter at Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomew […]

If you have any concerns about a vulnerable adult, contact Access Point on 01273 295555.
Or if it is urgent call 999 straight away

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