Safeguarding Adults: Preventing Harm, Exploitation and Neglect
- 08:30 - 13:30
- The Place Aparthotel, Manchester
Having qualified as a Social Worker in 1980, Pete has worked in residential, intermediate treatment and community services, including being an ASW. His local authority management posts included a juvenile justice team, both generic and adult patch teams, and commissioning care services from the independent and voluntary sectors, before he became the Vulnerable Adult Protection Coordinator in Coventry in 2003. From 2008 to 2010 he was the Head of Service – Safeguarding Adults for Birmingham Adults and Community Services. From 2010 to 2014 he was the Independent Chair, Worcestershire Safeguarding Adults Board and from 2014 – 2015 he was the Interim Independent Chair, Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board. He is currently the Chair of the Board of Trustees, PASAUK, a member of the DoH’s Safeguarding Adults National Group, Chair of the Safeguarding Panel, Advance, a co-chair of the CPS West Midlands Local Scrutiny and Involvement Panel – Hate Crime. He also teaches the Safeguarding Adults session on the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham Social Work courses and is a Tutor on the University of Warwick course. He has completed two MA courses in Safeguarding Adults and authored Safeguarding Adult Reviews and a Domestic Homicide Review.