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National Safeguarding Adults Week

Day 2: Forced Marriage, PREVENT agenda and Domestic Abuse

National Safeguarding Adults Week

Day 1: Tackling Disability Hate Crime

Recently Launched Hoarding Online referral Form

TWSAB has recently launched a new, easy to use hoarding assessment referral.

Honour Based Violence Day of Remembrance 14 July 2018

July is the National Day of Remembrance of all those lost in honour killings.

Keeping survivors at the heart of the inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation

Telford & Wrekin Council is holding informal ‘drop in’ sessions at which any survivors of child sexual exploitation are welcome and can meet those tasked with delivering the Inquiry.

Scams Awareness Month - June 2018

Telford & Wrekin Safeguarding Adults Board is taking part in Scams Awareness Month throughout June 2018.

Join the Friends Against Scams training - book your place now!

Be part of the Friends Against Scams awareness session on Wednesday 9 May from 10am - 12noon or 1pm - 3pm. Book your place now via partnerships@telford.gov.uk

Save the date... World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conference 2018 is on its way!

Be part of the Joint Safeguarding Adults Board Conference on Thursday 14 June 2018 from 9:30am - 1:30pm at Oakengates Theatre @ The Place, to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).

Driving instructors are warned about sexual relationships with students

If instructors do have a sexual relationship with a young student, it will now be seen as 'exploitation'.

BBC documentary on Wednesday 21 February - Murdered for Love?

Murdered for Love? follows the life of Samia Shahid who was found dead after an honour based killing, and her father and first husband were arrested. This broadcasts on BBC 2 at 9pm.

Places available at the Raising Awareness of Adult Safeguarding training!

Book now for the training on Tuesday 27 February 2018 from 9:30am - 1pm at Abraham Darby Leisure Centre, Telford.

Have you completed GCP2 training since August 2016....?

.... If so, please complete the post-training evaluation!

'Making Waves' beckons in National Dignity Action Day

Telford and Wrekin CCG will be supporting National Dignity Action Day this year (Thursday, 1 February 2018) by 'Making Waves' for Dignity.

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) aim to tackle loneliness and isolation in adults

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) aim to tackle loneliness and isolation in adults

TWSAB wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

If you are concerned about an adult over the festive period, please contact Family Connect on 01952 385385 (Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm) or Emergency Duty Team on 01952 676500 (Mon - Sun after 5pm)

Government publish Strategy for Dealing with Safeguarding Issues in Charities

A new strategy designed to help charities deal with any safeguarding issues that arise has been published.

White Ribbon Day 2017 - a success for Telford and Wrekin

An event organised by the Community Safety Partnership was well attended, and several people pledged their support for the campaign.

Save a life... Take the Suicide Prevention training

Free Suicide Prevention training from Zero Suicide Alliance available now!

The Herbert Protocol is now live for Telford and Wrekin

A national scheme adopted by police services and other agencies to be used in the event of a person with Dementia or other care and support needs going missing is launched in Telford and Wrekin.

Police issue FGM warning ahead of school summer holidays

If you help facilitate female genital mutilation – you are breaking the law. That’s the message from West Mercia Police, ahead of schools breaking up for the summer holidays in the next week or so.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: organisations united in their pledge to prevent adult abuse in Shropshire

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: organisations united in their pledge to prevent adult abuse in Shropshire

Organisations across Shropshire came together on Thursday 15 June 2017 to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and to commit to put an end to adult abuse in the county.

View the work of Branches as part of Mental Health Awareness Week

View the work of Branches as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

TWSAB launches its new Safeguarding Threshold of Needs Matrix

The new Safeguarding Threshold of Needs Matrix has been launched.

Briefing Note on Position of Trust

A Briefing Note is now available which provides further information on a person in a Position of Trust.

TWSAB - Joint World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event – BOOK YOUR SPACE NOW

REMEMBER to book your place at the Joint WEAAD Event on 15th June 2016.

Crimestoppers launches campaign across West Mercia urging people to speak out against FGM and its serious physical and emotional harm on victims

Independent charity Crimestoppers has launched a campaign tackling the hidden harms caused to young girls and women who are forced to endure Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

My Life

My Life is an online information directory for adults living in Telford and Wrekin who are looking for information, advice and support.

Information, Advice and Advocacy service goes live

My Choice is an Information, Advice and Advocacy service for adults in Telford with care and support needs.

How to.... promote good adult safeguarding practice for housing professionals

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has produced a short guide around good adult safeguarding practice for housing professionals.