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Safeguarding Adults and Children

Safeguarding Boards

Regional Safeguarding Children and Adults Boards were established as per part 7 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, and have replaced Local Safeguarding Children Boards.

The aim of all CYSUR & CWMPAS activity is to improve outcomes for adults at risk, children, young people and their families.

What is CYSUR?

  • CYSUR is the Mid and West Wales Regional Safeguarding Children Board.
  • CYSUR is an acronym for Child and Youth Safeguarding: Unifying the Region and is also the Welsh word for reassurance.
  • CYSUR is an amalgamation of the former Local Safeguarding Children Boards in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys. 


What is CWMPAS?

  • CWMPAS is the Mid and West Wales Regional Safeguarding Adults Board.
  • CWMPAS is an acronym for Collaborative Working and Maintaining Partnership in Adult Safeguarding and is also the Welsh word for scope or remit.
  • The CWMPAS remit also stretches across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.  



ID: 4810, revised 17/09/2021