Welcome to Southampton Local Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB)
Southampton LSAB is group of services that come together to co-ordinate work to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults in Southampton city. The main objective of the LSAB is to assure itself that local safeguarding arrangements and partners act to help and protect adults at risk of harm in Southampton. It also aims to ensure that safeguarding activities are of a high quality and in line with the Care Act 2014.
‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ is at the heart of working with adults at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation and Southampton LSAB is working to ensure this is a priority in all its members work
The LSAB is led by an Independent Chair, Robert Templeton, who is also the Independent Chair of Hampshire and Portsmouth LSAB’s. A Safeguarding Board Team supports and coordinates the work of the LSAB and Southampton Local Safeguarding Children Board.
Here is a short video made by North East Association of Directors of Adult Social Services to explain what safeguarding adults is: