LGA Peer Challenge Team

Safeguarding Adults Peer Challenge 16-19 March 2020 is Postponed. More Information.

Name Post Organisation Details
Andrew Ireland Former Director of Adult Social Services Kent County Council Profile
Kay Burkett Programme Manager Care & Health Improvement LGA Profile
Keymn Wharten Expert by experience N/A Profile
Ellen Footman Head of Safeguarding / Designated Nurse Hereford and Worcestershire CCGs Profile
Tandra Forster Head of Adult Social Care West Berkshire Profile
Sarah Jasper

Head of safeguarding Adults and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards


Gloucestershire City Council Profile
Claire Tough Director of Neighbourhood Services Homes in Sedgemoor Profile
Helen Duncan Principal Social Worker and Head of Adult Safeguarding Peterborough and Cambridgeshire County Councils Profile
DS Sam Hammond

Strategic Vulnerability and Safeguarding Unit, and Tactical Lead for the Adult Safeguarding Unit.


West Mercia Police Profile
Cllr. Graham Gibbens

Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care & Physical Disabilities


Kent County Council Profile

Information on undertaking a Peer Challenge for Safeguarding Adults is available on the LGAs website.

Devon’s Peer Challenge Preparation Group

Name Post Agency
Keri Storey Head of Adult Care Operations and Health Devon County Council
Sian Walker Chair Devon Safeguarding Adults Partnership
Helena Riggs Practice Lead Devon Safeguarding Adults Partnership
Neil Ralph Inspector Devon & Cornwall Police
Penny Rogers Managing Partner: Safeguarding Devon Partnership Trust
Delia Gilbert Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Adults Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Geraldine Benson Principal Social Worker Devon County Council
Nicky Beaton Safeguarding Practice Lead Devon County Council
Tina Ramage Principal Social Worker Devon County Council
Damian Furniss Senior Manager (Policy, Performance, Involvement) Devon County Council
Paul Grimsey Adult Care and Health Policy Manager Devon County Council
Steve Rowland Business Manager Devon Safeguarding Adults Partnership
Neil Pack Project Manager Devon County Council
Administrative support Commissioning Support Office Devon County Council