Quality Audit of Safeguarding of Adults

Chris Hudson made this Freedom of Information request to Powys County Council

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Dear Powys County Council,
Quality Audits are completed on Safeguarding; these are reported to Head of Service via The Senior Manager.

During the Period of April 2017 – August 2017 (5months) how many Safeguarding Processes were initiated (Adult)

Number:

I accept that these will full into the various categories you use to distinguish how they ultimately were resolved, but my request is to do with purely the Quality Audit.

How many of these were subject to Quality Audit

Number:

Does the ‘Quality Audit’ have a Pass or Fail

Yes/No

I am aware the Post of: Adult Safeguarding - Specialist Designated Lead Manager and that the post holder has as a Principal Responsibility
“ To support quality assurance and improvement work for example by carrying out quality audits, compiling reports on adult protection work and conducting occasional pieces of research on behalf of the Powys Adult Protection Committee and to contribute to the collation of monitoring data in relation to safeguarding adults work and the preparation of reports”

Can you inform me if the Specialist Designated Lead Manager for Safeguarding during the period March 2017 – Aug 2017 has produced reports on this aspect of their work?

Yes/No

If No

Who has?

If Yes

Is that information the sole source of date used to determine if the ‘Quality Audit’ was achieved and considered satisfactory?

Yes/No

If No, who or what enables the report to be qualified as being completed.

Thank you, if you need clarification please contact me and I will do my best to help you achieve providing me with the data I need for my work.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Hudson

Freedom of Information Queries (CSP - Generic), Powys County Council

 

Cyfarwyddwr Strategol: Rheoli Gwybodaeth/
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Information Compliance
Strategic Director: Resources
Neuadd Y Sir / County Hall
David Powell
Spa Road East

Llandrindod Wells

Powys LD1 5LG
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Our ref / Ein cyf:  F2017-0975

Date / Dyddiad:   19/09/17

 

 

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Reference No: F2017/0975

 

Dear Mr Hudson

 

Thank you for your request for information, received at this office on
19/09/17, in which you requested details of the following:

 

Adult Safeguarding          

 

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Freedom of Information Queries (CSP - Generic), Powys County Council

Cyfarwyddwr Strategol: Rheoli Gwybodaeth/
Adnoddau
Information Compliance
Strategic Director: Resources
Neuadd Y Sir / County Hall
David Powell
Spa Road East

Llandrindod Wells

Powys LD1 5LG
  If calling please ask for / Os yn galw
gofynnwch am
 
 
 
Tel / Ffôn:  01597 82 7543         
 
Fax / Ffacs:  01597 82 6215      

Email/Llythyru electronig:
[1][Powys County Council request email]

Our ref / Ein cyf:  F2017-0975

Date / Dyddiad:   17/10/2017

 

Reference No: F2017-0975

 

 

Dear Mr Hudson

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 19/09/2017 concerning
Adult Safeguarding

 

This is to inform you that your request has been considered and I can
provide the following response:

 

The Request:

 

Quality Audits are completed on Safeguarding; these are reported to Head
of Service via The Senior Manager.

 

1. During the Period of April 2017 – August 2017 (5months) how many
Safeguarding Processes were initiated (Adult)

 

Number: 190 of which 169 enquiries were managed under Part 7 of the Social
Services and Wellbeing Act

 

I accept that these will full into the various categories you use to
distinguish how they ultimately were resolved, but my request is to do
with purely the Quality Audit.

 

2. How many of these were subject to Quality Audit

 

Number: 10 ( x2 per month)

 

3. Does the ‘Quality Audit’ have a Pass or Fail

 

No  - but there are ratings for the qualitative audit tool and learning
can be identified to improve practice and recording.

 

I am aware the Post of: Adult Safeguarding - Specialist Designated Lead
Manager and that the post holder has as a Principal Responsibility “ To
support quality assurance and improvement work for example by carrying out
quality audits, compiling reports on adult protection work and conducting
occasional pieces of research on behalf of the Powys Adult Protection
Committee and to contribute to the collation of monitoring data in
relation to safeguarding adults work and the preparation of reports”

 

4. Can you inform me if the Specialist Designated Lead Manager for
Safeguarding during the period March 2017 – Aug 2017 has produced reports
on this aspect of their work?

 

No, Reports are produced in accordance with the Mid and West Wales
Safeguarding Board.

 

5. If No, Who has?

 

Contact and Safeguarding Senior Manager

 

6. If Yes, Is that information the sole source of date used to determine
if the ‘Quality Audit’ was achieved and considered satisfactory?

 

N/a - Quality Reports feed into Adult Service quality assurance meetings. 
The area takes back the learning to embed into practice through
supervision and Individual Performance Reviews, identifying training
needs. 

 

7. If No, who or what enables the report to be qualified as being
completed?

 

Quality Reports feed into Adult Service quality assurance meetings.  The
area takes back the learning to embed into practice through supervision
and Individual Performance Reviews, identifying training needs. 

 

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Powys County Council.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Compliance Team

 

 

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