Following a report of the Director of Business Improvement and Operations, the Community Policy Development Group had made the following recommendation: that the Safeguarding Children’s and Adults at Risk Policy and Procedures be adopted.
The Cabinet Member for the Working Environment and Support Services outlined the contents of the report stating that over the last year the number of referrals and allegations made by officers totalled 41 incidents, 33 of the referrals had been made by the Housing Service.
Consideration was given to the work of the Housing Officers, their daily dealings with the public and how proactive they had been in recognising issues.
RESOLVEDthat the Safeguarding Children’s and Adults at Risk Policy and Procedures be adopted.
(Proposed by Cllr C J Eginton and seconded by Cllr Mrs C P Daw)
Reason for the decision: To ensure that the Council met its legal obligations in respect to safeguarding and child protection
Note: *Report previously circulated and attached to the minutes