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Please note that the Board does not respond to concerns about adults at risk of abuse or neglect.  If you think adult is at risk please report it directly to the Single Point of Access for your locality contact: Adult Social Care - Keeping Safe (Cumbria County Council)

Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Board works in partnership with organisations across Cumbria to help protect adults with care and support needs from abuse or neglect.

The Board leads adult safeguarding across Cumbria and works with organisations to ensure that they have effective safeguarding policies and procedures in place. It is important to work together in the best way possible to protect adults with care and support needs.

The Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Board members guide and handbook provides an introduction to the Board, its responsibilities, and the expectations of individual Board Members.

Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Board have developed our Plan on a Page; please print share and display.

 Title  Date  Size
21/05/2021 119k
5/10/2020 113k
6/08/2019 1248k
27/06/2019 1113k
7/06/2019 4821k

The Board aims to make sure adults who may be at risk of abuse or neglect, and their carers, are enabled to:

  • Live as safely and independently as possible
  • Make their own decisions
  • Take control of their own lives.

The three core duties of the Board are to:

  • Publish an annual strategic plan
  • Publish an annual report
  • Review serious safeguarding cases. These are called Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs).
The Board includes representation from:
  • Barrow Borough Council 
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • Cumbria Constabulary
  • Cumbria County Council - Adult Social Care
  • Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Fire & Rescue
  • Cumbria County Council, Integration & Partnerships
  • Cumbria County Council, Safeguarding
  • Cumbria National Probation Service
  • Cumbria Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Healthwatch
  • Her Majesty Prisons Service, Haverigg
  • Recovery Steps Cumbria, Humankind
  • Independent Chair 
  • Lancashire and South Cumbria Foundation Trust
  • Lay member 
  • Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group
  • North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group
  • North Cumbria Integrated NHS Care 
  • North West Ambulance Service
  • University Hopsitals Morecambe Bay Trust