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Minutes & Briefings

On this page you will find the Safeguarding Adults Board and subgroup briefings for professionals and our newsletters.

SAB Board Minutes & Briefings

Read about the discussions at our last meeting of the full Safeguarding Adults Board:

December 2018: Board Briefing and Minutes

September 2018: Board Briefing and Minutes

June 2018: Board Briefing and Minutes

March 2018: Board Briefing and Minutes

December 2017: Board Briefing and Minutes

September 2017: Minutes

June 2017: Minutes

March 2017: Minutes

December 2016: Board Briefing and Minutes 


Quality Assurance Briefings

Quality Assurance Framework

What is Quality Audit?

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Audit Briefings

The Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) conducted a multi-agency audit to assess how well staff in all agencies apply the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice. You can read a learning briefing summarising the main findings and learning outcomes from the audit, and an additional briefing written to provide more information about advance care planning.

MCA Audit Learning Briefing

Advance Care Planning Learning Briefing


Sexual Abuse Multi-agency Audit

Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) conducted a multi-agency audit to examine safeguarding responses to four adults who had experienced sexual assault or abuse. The audit group has produced a learning briefing setting out the key findings, recommendations and learning points from the audit. All staff working with adults with care and support needs are encouraged to read the briefing and discuss the issues raised in their teams.

Sexual Abuse Audit Briefing


Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) Audit Briefing

In autumn 2016 the Quality Assurance Group of the Safeguarding Adults Board conducted a multi-agency audit on Domestic violence & abuse (DVA) to look at how well agencies across the partnership are working together to support vulnerable adults who are victims of DVA. Read the key messages from this audit in our briefing.

Domestic Violence & Abuse: Professional’s Briefing 


Homeless Audit Briefings

Following a local Safeguarding Adult Review (SAR), and a 2015/16 review of homelessness deaths, the Safeguarding Adults Board brought together professionals from agencies across the city to look closely at the services and interventions provided to four people currently experiencing homelessness. This multi-agency audit identified examples of existing good practice and explored the challenges and difficulties faced by agencies when supporting homeless individuals.

Homeless Audit Briefing for Staff

Safeguarding Spotlight Homeless Audit


Safeguarding Adults Reviews Briefings 

X Safeguarding Adult Review Professionals Briefing

East Sussex Adult A Safeguarding Review Briefing

Policy & Procedures Briefings

The Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy & Procedures set out the approach taken to adult safeguarding across Sussex. The Procedures explain how agencies and individuals should work together to put the Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy into practice. They have been updated in accordance with the Care Act 2014 and the Care and Support Statutory Guidance, and should be read in conjunction with these, and have been updated to take into account lessons learnt from Safeguarding Adults Reviews, audits and practice. These Procedures represent the standards for good practice in adult safeguarding in Sussex and have been endorsed by Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Boards. You can access the procedures online, here.

Updated Self-Neglect Chapter Briefing (March 2019)

SAB Newsletters 

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