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New Partnership website - redirects in place

Published: Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Work is being carried out to create the new Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Partnership website, so redirects will be in place until the new website is live.

A new Alcohol Change UK report has highlighted that the role of alcohol is being 'missed or poorly managed' in the care of vulnerable adults, contributing to their deaths

Published: Thursday, 1 August 2019

When vulnerable adults with complex needs also have severe alcohol problems, their drinking is often being missed or poorly managed, putting them at risk of further harm, a new report finds.

Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Partnership - new Multi Agency Safeguarding Arrangements published

Published: Thursday, 27 June 2019

Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Partnership is responsible for making sure that children, young people and adults are kept safe in Telford and Wrekin.

The Student Loans Company issue warning to students to be on their guard against fraudsters

Published: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Fraudsters often target students with bogus emails and texts around the three loan instalment periods in September, January and April each year.

New Domestic Abuse Strategy 2019-2021 has been published

Published: Monday, 18 February 2019

The aims of this strategy are to raise awareness, prevent, identify, investigate, prosecute and appropriately support the victims of domestic abuse.

Safeguarding Boards working together to protect children and adults

Published: Friday, 21 December 2018

Telford and Wrekin is undertaking a broad range of work to protect local children and vulnerable adults, and this was showcased at the December meeting.

Frontline support cafe opens in Telford!

Published: Monday, 17 December 2018

The new Wellbeing Cafe on the High Street in Madeley will be a multi-purpose venue, promoting independent living and helping to reduce the cost of care and support needs.

National Safeguarding Adults Week

Published: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Day 2: Forced Marriage, PREVENT agenda and Domestic Abuse

National Safeguarding Adults Week

Published: Monday, 19 November 2018

Day 1: Tackling Disability Hate Crime

Recently Launched Hoarding Online referral Form

Published: Tuesday, 14 August 2018

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

Honour Based Violence Day of Remembrance 14 July 2018

Published: Friday, 13 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

Published: Wednesday, 11 July 2018

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

Published: Tuesday, 5 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!

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

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!

Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

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

Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

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?

Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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!

Published: Friday, 16 February 2018

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....?

Published: Friday, 16 February 2018

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

'Making Waves' beckons in National Dignity Action Day

Published: Wednesday, 31 January 2018

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

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

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!

Published: Friday, 22 December 2017

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

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

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

Published: Tuesday, 28 November 2017

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

Published: Thursday, 23 November 2017

Free Suicide Prevention training from Zero Suicide Alliance available now!

The Herbert Protocol is now live for Telford and Wrekin

Published: Monday, 30 October 2017

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

Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017

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

Published: Friday, 16 June 2017

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

Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2017

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

TWSAB launches its new Safeguarding Threshold of Needs Matrix

Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2017

The new Safeguarding Threshold of Needs Matrix has been launched.

Briefing Note on Position of Trust

Published: Monday, 3 April 2017

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

Published: Monday, 20 March 2017

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

Published: Friday, 10 February 2017

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

Published: Thursday, 3 March 2016

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

Published: Friday, 30 October 2015

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

Published: Thursday, 1 October 2015

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