The Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board (TSAB) is the statutory body that sets the strategic direction for safeguarding adults.
The Board is responsible for protecting and promoting an adult’s right to live an independent life, in safety, free from abuse and neglect in the Boroughs of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-On-Tees.
The Board is made up of six statutory partners:
- Cleveland Police
- Hartlepool Borough Council
- Middlesbrough Borough Council
- Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
- Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
- Tees Valley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
There are a number of other member organisations across the statutory, voluntary and community sectors involved in safeguarding adults across Tees. The Board also has strong links with local strategic partners including the Tees Safeguarding Children Partnerships.
The statutory requirements of the TSAB are to:
- Produce an Annual Report
- Produce a Strategic Plan
- Conduct Safeguarding Adults Reviews
For further information about the Board, its structure and partners agencies, please see the Members Induction Pack.