News articles and updates

The below captures some of the latest articles, research and news that is relevant to Adult Safeguarding.

Webinar: Safeguarding for trustees of faith-based organisations

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), as part of the Safeguarding Training Fund in collaboration with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and the National Lottery Community Fund, are pleased to invite you to our online webinar on the safeguarding responsibilities for trustees in faith-based organisations.

To find out more and to register for your free place, visit SCIE's webiste

National Safeguarding Adults Week 2020

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We all have a role to play in safeguarding adults and Safeguarding Adults Week gives us the opportunity to come together to improve our understanding. Each day of the week we’ll focus on a different safeguarding theme, including Making Safeguarding Personal, Mental Capacity and self-neglect. To find out more about our plans for this week and sign up to our events, click here.

We will also be publishing a daily bulletin each day, available to download here. 


Understanding what constitutes a safeguarding concern

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The Local Government Association have announced a series of webinars to support the understanding of what constitutes a safeguarding concern. These . This multi-agency framework will enable you to take a shared accountability and responsibility for decisions and action through collective and transparent actions.  There will be an opportunity to explore implementation of the multi-agency framework.

The framework connects with the framework on ‘Making decisions on the duty to carry out Safeguarding Adults enquiries’. Its purpose is to help achieve effective multi-agency outcomes that address risks to wellbeing and safety whether through a safeguarding response or through another pathway.

There will be two parts to the webinars, the first part will be a pre-recorded webinar presentation which will give you a foundational understanding and introduce participants to quick guides and case studies which will be referred to in the subsequent series of 8 live virtual Q & A sessions.  Prior viewing of the pre-recorded webinar is recommended and will provide added value to participants.

This series of webinars are aimed at: safeguarding strategic and operational leads in all organisations (including local authority and health providers and police commissioners, voluntary sector, advocacy, independent health and care providers, and homelessness providers/organisations, CQC, etc.).

If you are interested in attending a workshop please send your expressions of interest to indicating which webinar you would like to join.

Dates offered:

  • 3rd, December 2020 (morning)
  • 7th December 2020 (morning)
  • 26th January 2021 (morning)
  • 27th January 2021 (morning)
  • 12th February 2021 (morning)
  • 17th February 2021 (morning)
  • 15th  March 2021 (morning)
  • 22nd March 2021 (morning)

Confirmed facilitators for the Q&A sessions:

Jane Hughes, Managing Director and Adult Safeguarding Consultant, Making Connections IOW Ltd.

Dawn Revell, Adult Safeguarding Consultant Making Connections IOW Ltd.

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Latest news and updates from the Lambeth Safeguarding Adults Board

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The latest edition of the Lambeth Safeguarding Adults Board newsletter has been published.

We have lots of new resources available following our October Board meeting including:

For all this and more, please see our full update below.


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