2nd May 2018

Sharing learning is a key priority of the East Sussex SAB. Following the publication of the Safeguarding Adult Review for Adult A, the SAB has produced a short briefing to give more information about self-neglect, how to raise concerns about adults who may be self-neglecting, and how to manage complex cases and multi-agency responses. The ... Read More

2nd February 2018

East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) is seeking to recruit a Lay Member. Raising awareness of abuse and neglect and what to do if concerns arise are key to ensuring the safety of adults who may be at risk in East Sussex. If you live in East Sussex and would like to help shape policy and ... Read More

24th November 2017

This year’s Carers Rights Day is taking place on Friday, 24th November, with events taking place from October to December. For more information about events across East Sussex, or if you’d like more information about carers rights, click here     ... Read More

18th October 2017

Modern Slavery is closer than you think Wednesday 18 of October marks Anti-Slavery Day. From July 2016 to June 2017 Sussex Police made 55 referrals identifying victims of human trafficking or modern slavery. Nine of these were from East Sussex, 13 from Brighton & Hove and 33 from West Sussex. Modern slavery is a complex ... Read More

22nd September 2017

The SAB Annual Report 2016-17 has now been published. The report outlines Safeguarding activity and performance in East Sussex between April 2016 and March 2017, as well as some of the main developments that have been put in place to prevent abuse from occurring. Click here to download a copy of the report. ... Read More

8th September 2017

Sunday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day and the theme is ‘Take a minute, change a life’. Grassroots, a local charity, are running a project to reduce male suicide and combat stigma surrounding it. Businesses and organisations in regular contact with potentially distressed men can access free suicide prevention training. So far, courses have ... Read More

30th June 2017

July is Scams Awareness Month. The campaign, run by Citizens Advice, is using the tagline ‘Do your part, act on scams’. You can help by reporting all attempted scams and by encouraging your friends and family to do so as well. Scams are becoming more and more sophisticated and anyone can fall victim to one. ... Read More

15th June 2017

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is a United Nations sanctioned event and as Ban Ki-Moon the former Secretary General said “On this day I call upon Member States and civil society to strengthen their resolve and redouble their efforts to eliminate all forms of violence and abuse against older people”. There are lots of opportunities ... Read More

25th April 2017

National Stalking Awareness Week runs from Monday 24th April until Friday 28th April, with partners across the UK holding events to raise awareness of stalking and the effect it can have on people. National Stalking Awareness Week is spearheaded by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, a national organisation which forms part of the National Stalking Consortium. This year ... Read More

18th April 2017

Financial abuse of vulnerable adults in East Sussex is being targeted in a new campaign being run in the county on behalf of the East Sussex Safeguarding Adult Board. Financial abuse could include someone pressurising a person to make gifts or to change their will, spending money or taking possessions without consent, misusing Power of ... Read More

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