The Role of Blackburn with Darwen LSAB

The key aims of the LSAB are to

  • Ensure that whenever abuse or neglect is suspected or reported, there is an effective, consistent and coordinated response;
  • Ensure that partner agencies have preventative measures in place to lessen the likelihood of abuse occurring;
  • Increase the awareness of safeguarding issues amongst the general public, carers, service users, voluntary and paid workers;
  • Provide a framework for the further inter agency development of safeguarding policy including learning lessons from practice;
  • Provide positive safeguarding outcomes for service users, which are best achieved by robust and effective inter-agency working;

To promote multi agency training and review the implementation and impact of training.