The Board

About Us

Halton Safeguarding Adults Board is a partnership of key agencies who’s primary aim is to help keep people in Halton safe.  The Board is chaired by Audrey Williamson – Independent Chair and the members of Halton Safeguarding Adults Board include:

  • Halton Borough Council
  • Cheshire Police
  • NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Healthwatch
  • North West Ambulance Service
  • GP representative
  • National Probation Service
  • Cheshire & Greater Manchester CRC Probation Trust
  • Cheshire Fire and Rescue
  • Safeguarding Adults Partnership Forum Chair – currently CEO of AGE UK Mid-Mersey
  • Elected member responsible for adult health and social care – currently Cllr Tom McInerney

Safeguarding Adults Boards are now a statutory requirement under the Care Act 2014 and have 3 core duties they must adhere to, which are:

  • To publish a strategic plan for each financial year that’s sets out how it will meet its main objectives, assuring that local safeguarding arrangements and partners act to help and protect adults in its area
  • Publish an annual report detailing what the SAB has done during the year to achieve its main objective and implement its strategic plan
  • Conduct any Safeguarding Adult Reviews as required under the Care Act 2014