Decision details

Annual Safeguarding Report – Adults’ Health and Care 2022-23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report of the Director of Adults’ Health and Care and Deputy Chief Executive providing an annual update on the local authority statutory duty to safeguard vulnerable adults.  During the discussion, it was heard that reports of concern had increased, which were welcomed as it enabled more proactive intervention.  The growth was driven mainly by self-neglect and mental health issues.


The recommendations in the report were considered and agreed.  A decision record is attached to these minutes.

Publication date: 12/12/2023

Date of decision: 12/12/2023

Decided at meeting: 12/12/2023 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 20/12/2023

Call-in deadline date: 19/12/2023

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