Safeguarding Adults Masterclasses 2018

A series of Adult Safeguarding Masterclass seminars are taking place, being led by specialists in their respective fields, who will both provide expert information on specific safeguarding topics as well as facilitating varied discussion amongst the participants.

These seminars represent an excellent opportunity for professionals in Lambeth to enhance their knowledge and skills in Adult Safeguarding. Additionally, you will be learning together with Lambeth colleagues from a wide variety of organisations.




Coercion and Control with ‘capable’ adults


Speaker: Alex Ruck Keene, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers


21st September 2018

09:30 – 13:30

Self-Neglect and Adult Safeguarding


Speaker: Professor Suzy Braye, University of Sussex


5th October 2018

09:30 – 13:30

Making Safeguarding Personal


Speaker: Jane Lawson, Adult Social Care Consultant

19th October 2018

09:30 – 13:30

Safeguarding Adults Reviews


Speaker: Professor Emeritus Michael Preston-Shoot, University of Bedfordshire


2nd November 2018

09:30 – 13:30

Modern Slavery


Speaker: Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths


7th December 2018

09:30 – 13:30


Who is the target audience?

This is being offered to a broad range of professionals from different health and social care partners, police, voluntary and other organisations that provide care and support for adults, their families and carers within the London Borough of Lambeth.

Who is supporting these seminars?

These seminars are being supported by Lambeth Together and the Health Innovation Network South London, in conjunction with the Lambeth Safeguarding Adults Board. Lambeth Together is an exciting development, bringing together different organisations and stakeholders to work as one to co-ordinate and deliver health and care services in the whole Borough.

How much does it cost?

These sessions are completely free of charge

There is no limit to the number of seminars that can be applied for by an individual, however, due to potential demand; places on multiple seminars cannot be guaranteed at this stage.

For more information and to find out how to book a space, please email


VAWG Training programme

Lambeth Council, and its partners, provides a range of free training on all areas of VAWG to professionals working with Lambeth residents who are at risk of, or are experiencing gender based violence. We also offer bespoke training to agencies on an outreach basis to ensure the sessions are relevant to particular client groups.


Our e-learning offer was recently reviewed. We are making some changes to improve this training, and hope to make this available for all professionals in Lambeth to sign up to be end of January 2019. Please continue to check back for updates.

Other E-learning sources

Below are various links to further online training in regards to a range of safeguarding issues.

Social Care Institute for Excellence


The Social Care Institute for Excellence has a wealth of resources and offers training targeting care providers, housing providers, local authorities, the NHS and police to safeguard adults at risk of abuse or neglect.

For more information, visit their website

Training and Events for the Public

Engage for Change

Engage for Change is a national training programme which offers a range of online and face-to-face accessible training programmes, designed to strengthen people's choice and control over their care and improve their ability to influence the health and social care services that affect their lives.

For more information about the training programmes offered, please visit their website or contact / 01274 256 919.


LSAB Community Reference Group

The LSAB Community Reference Group work together to build a programme of events to help raise awareness and understanding of safeguarding in Lambeth. 

Upcoming events:

  • Keeping Safe from Domestic Abuse 16 July 2018, 1pm to 3:30pm

In partnership with Lambeth's Violence Against Women & Girls Team, the Community Reference Group are please to announce a community event open to all in Lambeth.

Domestic abuse and violence can affect us all, sometimes in a devastating way. Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence. It is not limited to a particular gender, ethnicity, age, class or sexual orientation. Perpetrators can be of either gender and domestic violence can occur in same sex relationships, between family members as well as current or previous partners.

Please join us at Lambeth Town Hall to hear from Lambeth’s Violence Against Women and Girls team, GAIA Domestic Violence services and Lambeth Adult Safeguarding to find out how we can all work together to recognise and respond to domestic abuse.

To sign up, please register at eventbrite.