Sandwell Safeguarding Adults campaignSee something, do somethingKeeping adults safe in Sandwell

Sandwell Safeguarding Adults campaign

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Keeping adults safe in Sandwell

Adults with care and support needs are among the most vulnerable members of society. Protecting them from becoming the victims of abuse is everyone’s business. Sandwell Safeguarding Adults Board have agreed the following equal principles as set by the Government as the foundation to achieving good outcomes for adults with care and support needs:

  • Empowerment – Presumption of person led decisions and consent
  • Protection – Support and representation for those in greatest need
  • Prevention – Prevention of neglect, harm and abuse is a primary objective
  • Proportionality – Proportionate and least intrusive response to the risk presented
  • Partnerships – Local solutions through services working with their communities
  • Accountability – Accountability and transparency in delivering safeguarding

This website has been designed to provide members of the public, people who use health and social care services, professional and practitioners with information, procedures and guidance on safeguarding adults in Sandwell.

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Free Training Opportunities

The SSAB provides the following free face to face Safeguarding adults training for anyone living or working in Sandwell Raising Awareness in Safeguarding Adults Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Safeguarding for Practitioners Safeguarding for Managers OR take one of our elearning courses To book on or complete...

16th November 2018

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SSAB Annual Prevention Conference

The SSAB annual Prevention Conference will take place on Tuesday 9th October 2018 between 10.00am and 2.30pm at Brasshouse Community Centre, Smethwick. The event aims to showcase outstanding Prevention work and best practice with people who have care and support needs within Sandwell. Speakers include West Midlands Fire Service, Sandwell...

12th September 2018