Stop Adult Abuse Week

For this year’s Stop Adult Abuse Week (10 – 14 June) we are celebrating our fifth year working together with the aim of increasing knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

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Partnership Consultation now open

Is crime, safety, care provision, health services and protecting children from abuse and neglect in Bristol important to you? Do you have views on how we could be improving services and working with the public better? If so we want to hear from you.

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BSAB Conference 2019

Bristol and South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Boards are hosting a joint Annual Conference to explore Mental Capacity on Tuesday 12th June at the BAWA Centre.

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Safeguarding Film Tenders

Do you know a great video design company that can help us raise awareness of specific safeguarding needs? We're asking for film tenders.

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Stop Adult Abuse Week 2018

Support Stop Adult Abuse Week - this year we're focusing on 'Mate Crime', which is a theme of the BSAB Annual Conference on 12th June.

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Bristol City Council Care Direct Process Change

To make sure Care Direct can process referrals as quickly as possible professionals need to provide Care Direct with the right information. To help do this they are making some changes to the way they receive referrals.

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Safeguarding Adults Survey

We are currently writing the strategic plan for 2018-2021. This plan will decide what we are going to do for the next three years. We want to hear from adults who use care and support services in Bristol and their carers what they think our priorities should be.

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Protocol for preventing pressure ulcers

New safeguarding adults protocol for preventing pressure ulcers has been published. A guest blog from Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults, has also been published in which she explains why this new protocol is so important – not just for social workers, but for all health and care professionals caring for or treating adults.

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Domestic Abuse Information & Awareness Sessions

Opoka Bristol are running training sessions aimed at providing information and raising awareness for Peers, Organisations, Stakeholders and Health and Social Care Professionals in Bristol regarding domestic abuse in the Polish community.

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'Melissa' Serious Case Review

The Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board has today (28 Sept) published a Serious Case Review in the case of Melissa Mathieson, an 18 year old woman who was murdered in 2014 by a 19 year old man. Both young adults were placed in an independent care home in Bristol by their respective local authorities elsewhere in the UK shortly before Melissa’s death.

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