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SSAB Membership

Sue Ross

Independent Chair


Rachel Swain is the Board’s Business Manager who takes the lead responsibility for the strategic development and delivery of effective, efficient Safeguarding Adults services within Solihull.

Rachel Swain

SSAB Business Manager


Age UK Solihull provides help, support and advice to adults aged over 50 years to feel independent and secure in their own homes.

Anne Hastings is the Chair of the SSAB Prevention Sub Committee and the Boards link to Solihull’s Health and Wellbeing Board

Anne Hastings

Chief Officer


Birmingham and Solihull NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust provides inpatient and community services to people aged over 16 years of age in Birmingham and Solihull who are experiencing mental health problems.

Jane Wilkinson is the Boards link to Birmingham’s Safeguarding Adults Board.

Melanie Homer

Head of Safeguarding






Lisa Stalley-Green

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer


CQC attend the Board once a year.

Shanaz Munim

Inspection Manager



Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust provide mental health and learning disability inpatient, community and day clinics for children and adults across Coventry and Warwickshire and in Solihull have the Brooklands site which provides specialist inpatient treatment services to adults and children with a learning disability some of which are secure services.

The Boards link to Coventry’s Safeguarding Adults Board.

Maxine Nicholls

Head of Safeguarding


Healthwatch Solihull is an independent watchdog that has been formed to make local health and social care services better for people by ensuring that their views and experiences are taken into account by those entrusted to design and run services.

Andy Cave

Healthwatch CEO


Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) are responsible for the management of low to medium risk offenders.

Neil Appleby

Head of Probation Service


Alka is the Manager at the Prince of Wales Care Home.

Alka Sahnan

Care Home Manager

Solihull Action through Advocacy (SAtA) is a voluntary organisation who provide advocacy support to adults with a learning disability, parents with a learning disability.

Christine Forde

Chief Executive


Solihull Carers centre is an independent charity who provide support to all carers including young carers in Solihull.

Brandon Scott-Omenka



Solihull Community Housing is the Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO) set up in April 2004 to run the housing service on behalf of Solihull Council. The Council owns the properties and is the landlord but SCH deliver the housing services.

Fiona Hughes

Chief of Operations


Jenny Wood

Director – Adult Social Care



Lizzie represents the Director of Adult Social Care and is Chair of the SSAB Policy and Procedures Subcommittee and Chair of Safeguarding Adults Review Subcommittee.

Lizzie Edwards

Assistant Director – Adult Social Care


Karen Murphy represents Performance, Planning and Commissioning and is the Boards link to the Joint Commissioning Board and the Carers Partnership Board.

Karen Murphy

Assistant Director – Adult Social Care


Cllr Tony Dicicco

Elected Member for Solihull

Cabinet Portfolio Holder – Adult Social Care and Health


Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust is now part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Acute services are provided from Solihull, Heartlands and Good Hope hospitals. Community services are provided in Solihull.

Ruth O’Leary

Email: Ruth.O’

West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is the statutory fire and rescue service responsible for fire protection, prevention, intervention and emergency rescue in the County of the West Midlands in England.

Gail Read

Partnerships Team


Solihull Police maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their property, prevent crime, reduce the fear of crime and improve the quality of life for all citizens.

Andy Beard

Chief Superintendent

Solihull Police