Why We Need a Data Driven Safeguarding Solution


Hear from Paul Withers, Data Protection Officer at Walsall Council, as to what drove him to apply for Social Care Digital Accelerator 2020/21 funding to bring a data-driven multi agency solution together to support safeguarding. 

In less than 10 minutes, Paul covers the background, the business case, the challenges, previous failed initiatives, the landscape, the vision, the opportunity, the process and how MAST – the Multi Agency Safeguarding Tracker – will benefit people, communities and safeguarding professionals across the West Midlands.