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Current issue

Newsletter December 2023 Issue 21

Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • SSAB New Website
  • Safeguarding is everyone’s business
  • My Life, My Future
  • Sextortion Campaign to empower people
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week 2023
  • Social Work Sessions
  • Let’s make Christmas a bad one for scammers
  • Domestic Abuse Support
  • Recovery Programme for survivors of Domestic Abuse
  • Right Care Right Person
  • Somerset Carers
  • Resources

Past issues

Issue 20: September 2023

Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • Community Engagement
  • Social Work Podcasts
  • SSAB Annual Report 2022-2023
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week: save the date!
  • Safeguards for highly vulnerable dependent drinkers
  • Support to stay in your own Home
  • Take 5 to Stop Fraud
  • Protect yourself from Phishing
  • Recovery Programme for Male Survivors of Domestic Abuse
  • Somerset Carers
  • Anti-Slavery Day
  • Training and development / Useful links

Issue 19: June 2023

Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • SSAB Annual Conference 2023: Making Safeguarding Personal
  • Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • New CQC approach to assessing Local Authorities
  • Stronger support for domestic abuse victims
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week: save the date!
  • ‘We See You, We Hear You’ SAB Excellence Awards 2023
  • Dementia Safeguarding Scheme (Herbert Protocol)
  • Learning Lessons: Local and National
  • Training and development / Useful links

Issue 18: December 2022

Contents

  • News from the SSAB
  • Save the date: SSAB Conference 2023
  • We see You; We Hear You Excellence Awards
  • Tricky Friends Animation (Mate Crime)
  • What to do if it’s not safeguarding
  • SSAB Business Manager Blog
  • Orange Button Initiative – Suicide Awareness
  • Learning Lessons (National SARs)
  • Learning Lessons (Somerset)
  • Learning from Somerset Safeguarding Children’s Partnership
  • Local/National News and Information Links
  • Your Adult Safeguarding Experience – Feedback Forms
  • Training and Development
  • Useful Safeguarding Adults Link

SSAB Newsletter Issue 18: December 2022

Issue 17: June 2022

Contents

  • News from the SSAB
  • Guidance and leaflets
  • Professional Curiosity Webinar
  • Every Life Matters
  • Violence Against Women and Girls
  • National Safeguarding Adults Awards 2022
  • Choking Awareness
  • Money Mules
  • RESTORE 2: Recognises early soft signs, Take observations, Respond, Escalate
  • New NHS Rapid Read Documents
  • New online course for victim-survivors
  • Somerset Open Mental Health Website Launched
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Learning Lessons
  • Local: ‘Kathleen’ Joint Death Review
  • Local: ‘Diane’ Domestic Homicide Review
  • Local: ‘Penny’ Domestic Homicide Review
  • National: Manchester Carers Thematic Review
  • Learning from the Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership
  • Local & National News and Information
  • Your Adult Safeguarding Experience Feedback Form
  • Training and Development
  • SSAB Board Meetings
  • Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 17 June 2022

Issue 16: Jan 2022

Contents

  • News from the SSAB
  • Guidance and leaflets
  • SSAB Self-Audit 2021
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week Regional Webinar Series
  • Spot the Signs of Domestic Abuse and Modern Slavery
  • Older and Safer, Without Abuse
  • CQC: Restraint, segregation and seclusion review
  • COVID-19 Adult Safeguarding Insight Project – Third Report
  • Ann Craft Trust: Why Have Different Policies and Procedures for Safeguarding Children and Adults?
  • Department of Health and Social Care: Adult Social Care Workforce Survey
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Learning Lessons
  • Local: ‘Matthew’ SAR (Somerset)
  • Local: Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHR’s)
  • ‘David’ (Somerset)
  • ‘William’ DHR (Somerset and Dorset)
  • National: ‘Katherine’ SAR (Dorset)
  • Learning from the Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership
  • Local & National News and Headlines
  • Training and Development
  • Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 16 January 2022

Issue 15: October 2021

Contents

News from the SSAB

Annual Report for 2020-21 Published

SSAB Self-Audit 2021

Guidance and leaflets

Reminder: Your Adult Safeguarding Experience Feedback Form

Save the Date: Stop Adult Abuse Week and Joint Online Conference Workshops

Save the Date: Reprovide in Somerset – working with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence

Review into Resident-to-Resident Harm

New Safeguarding Guidance from Alcohol Change UK

Business Manager Blog

Learning Lessons

National: National Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews: April 2017 – March 2019

National: Joanna, Jon and Ben (Norfolk)

National: Maria (Suffolk)

Local: Domestic Homicide Reviews

Learning from Children’s Services

Local & National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 15 October 2021

Issue 14: August 2021

Contents

News from the SSAB

SSAB Self-Audit 2021

Guidance and leaflets

Your Adult Safeguarding Experience: Feedback Form

Save the Date: Stop Adult Abuse Week and Joint Online Conference Workshops

NICE guideline on Safeguarding Adults in Care Homes

Dementia Safeguarding Scheme (Herbert Protocol)

Business Manager Blog

Learning Lessons:

National: Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews: April 2017 – March 2019

Local: ‘Luke’

Local: Damien

Local: Domestic Homicide Reviews

Learning from Children’s Services

Local & National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 14 August 2021

Issue 13: June 2020

Contents
News from the SSAB

Safeguarding and Coronavirus

SSAB Audit and Members Survey

Coronavirus Scams

#NoClosedDoors2020

Self-neglect

Business Manager Blog

Learning Lessons

National: Robyn (Cumbria)

National: Ms F and Mr G (Norfolk)

Learning from Children’s Services

Local & National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 13 June 2020

Issue 12: December 2019

Contents

News from the SSAB

Introducing our new Independent Chair

Somerset Adult Safeguarding Learning Framework Launched

Let’s make this Christmas a bad one for scammers

Employers across Somerset urged to support campaign to provide support for victims of domestic abuse

Identifying the signs of modern slavery

Business Manager Blog

Learning Lessons

Local: Kevin

Regional: Atlas Care Homes

National: Large-Scale Modern Slavery

Learning from Children’s Services

Local & National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 12 December 2019

Issue 11: September 2019

Contents

News from the SSAB

We’re recruiting for a new Independent Chair

Stop Adult Abuse Week 2019

SSAB Annual Self-Audit Launched

Somerset Violence Reduction Unit

Annual Conference 2019

Mental Capacity Act e-learning programme launched

County Lines

Business Manager Blog

Learning Lessons

Local: Mr D – Domestic Homicide Review

Regional: SAR Z

National: Jo-Jo

Learning from Children’s Services

Local & National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 11 September 2019

Issue 10: April 2019

Contents

News from the SSAB

SSAB Annual Conference

New Strategic Plan for 2019-2022

Mendip House Safeguarding Adult Review in the news

Changes to MARAC

Get the SSAB Website on your phone or tablet

Business Manager Blog

Learning Lessons

National: ‘Colin’

Regional: Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews in the South West

Local: Sharing systems and best practices in relation to Never Events

Care about recruitment

Learning from Children’s Services

National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 10 April 2019

Issue 9: December 2018

Contents

News from the SSAB

The Survivor Pathway

Does your organisation have a domestic abuse workplace policy?

New Strategic Plan for 2019-2022

Business Manager Blog

Let’s Make it a Bad Christmas for Scammers

Learning Lessons

National: Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board, Case E

Local: Somerset Safeguarding Children’s Board, ‘Family A’

Local: Progress of work following the SSAB Mendip House Safeguarding Adults Review

Every day is different: recruitment campaign

Learning from Children’s Services

National News and Headlines

Training and Development

Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 9 December 2018

Issue 8: August 2018

Contents

News from the SSAB

SSAB Annual Self-Audit Launched

New Somerset Adult Safeguarding Guidance Launched

Somerset Think Family Strategy 2018-2019

Business Manager Blog

Stop Adult Abuse Week 2018

Learning Lessons

National: National Safeguarding Adult Review Library Launched

Regional: ‘Kamil and Mr X’ SAR published by Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board

Local: Jointly commissioned Safer Somerset Partnership / Safer Communities Torbay Domestic Homicide Review

Learning from Children’s Services

National News and headlines

Training and Development

SSAB Newsletter Issue 8 August 2018

Issue 7: March 2018

Contents

News from the SSAB

Prevent

Male Sexual Abuse

Pressure Ulcers and the interface with a Safeguarding Enquiry

Domestic Abuse

Business Manager Blog

Financial Scamming

Learning Lessons

National: Newcastle Joint Serious Case Review of sexual exploitation

Regional: Review of SARs and Adult SCRs in the South West by Professor Michael Preston-Shoot

Local: Mendip House Safeguarding Adults Review

Online Hate Crime

Think Family – learning from Children’s Services

National News and headlines

Training and Development

SSAB Newsletter Issue 7 Mar 2018

Issue 6: October 2017

Contents

Chairman’s blog

News from the SSAB

Hate crimes and hate incidents

Anti-Slavery Day

The LeDeR Programme

Ten Years of the Mental Capacity Act

Introducing our new Business Manager

Financial Abuse and Scams

Learning Lessons

National: Learning from SARs undertaken by London SABs

National: Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board SAR

Local: The Fenestra Serious Case Review

Local: Self-neglect in care homes and the community

Mate Crime

National news and headlines

Training and development

SSAB Newsletter Issue 6 Oct 2017

Issue 5: June 2017

Contents

Somerset Case Review published

News from the SSAB

Operation Signature

An Introduction to County lines

Stop Adult Abuse Week, June 2017

Nominated Neighbour Scheme launched

Scams – are you talking about them enough?

Self-neglect

Spotlight on: Coercive or Controlling Behaviour

Learning Lessons

National News and Headlines

Training and Development

SSAB Newsletter Issue 5 June 2017

Issue 4: March 2017

Contents

Chairman’s blog

News from the Board

‘Think Family’

Spotlight on: Advocacy

Signposting

Learning lessons

National news & headlines

Training & development

SSAB Newsletter Issue 4 Mar 2017

Issue 3: July 2016

Contents

News from the SSAB

Thinking it? Report it

Public Pledge

Infomercial

Learning Event

Think Family workshops

Safeguarding Children Board

Spotlight on Self-neglect & Hoarding

Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service

Learning lessons

Brain Injury Practice Guidance

Scam Awareness Month

Training & Development

National Headlines

SSAB Newsletter Issue 3 Jul 2016

Issue 2: April 2016

Contents

SSAB Website launched

News from the SSAB

Revised Care Act Statutory Guidance

Spotlight on Female Genital Mutilation

Learning Lessons

National News (Jan-Mar 2016)

SSAB Newsletter Issue 2 Apr 2016

Issue 1: January 2016

Contents
Who we are and what we do

News from the Board

Thinking it? Report it Campaign

Spotlight on Modern Slavery

National Safeguarding News

Learning Lessons

Training and Development

Useful links

SSAB Newsletter Issue 1 Jan 2016

Last reviewed: April 12, 2024 by John-Mark

Next review due: October 12, 2024

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