8. Resources and Links

Local Resources

Leaflets

  Making Safeguarding Personal - Leaflets about the Safeguarding Process

Posters and cards

Presentations

Safeguarding Adults Stakeholder event presentations (November 2015):

Information

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

 

LSAB Stakeholder Event - Self Neglect - July 2018

The LSAB held a stakeholder event on the 16th July for 100 delegates to learn about the findings of SARs locally and nationally on self neglect, and in line with the recommendations of SAR John to promote the revised LSAB Self Neglect Policy and Escalation Protocol, to learn about the Mental Capacity Act and self neglect and the role of carers in supporting those who self neglect.

The slides are available below and we would welcome these being used as learning for individuals and staff teams:

SARs and Self Neglect Professor Michael Preston-Shoot

Revised Self Neglect and Escalation

'Keith's Story' - A personal story of Hoarding from Birmingham SAB

Mental Capacity Act and Self Neglect

Self Neglect and Carers  Professor Jill Manthorpe

Help for Hoarders  Website

clutter image rating scale Leaflet from Avon Fire and Rescue

Useful Links

  • CQC Care Quality Commission (CQC) - the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. The role of the commission is to make sure that care provided by hospitals, dentists, ambulances, care homes and services in people’s own homes and elsewhere meets government standards of quality and safety.

  • SCIE Social Care Institute for Excellence

  • SCIE Practice Issues for Serious Case Reviews (developed for childrens SCRs but equally useful learning for adults).

  • GOV.UK  use the search function for a wealth of information from safeguarding, PREVENT, Modern Slavery, DBS, Mental Capacity, FGM etc

This is Not an Excuse - Abuse is not normal and it's never acceptable http://www.thisisnotanexcuse.org/about/

Action on Elder Abuse - work to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults.  http://elderabuse.org.uk/

Care Quality Commission (CQC) - the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. The role of the commission is to make sure that care provided by hospitals, dentists, ambulances, care homes and services in people’s own homes and elsewhere meets government standards of quality and safety. http://www.cqc.org.uk/

Nursing and Midwifery Council - As well as specific nursing and midwifery information there is also generic helpful safeguarding information including short.
films that would be of benefit for all to see.

Care Act Statutory Guidance Updated March 2016 -   https://www.gov.uk/guidance/care-and-support-statutory-guidance

Local Government Association website (LGA) http://www.local.gov.uk/care-support-reform/-/journal_content/56/10180/7740017/ARTICLE#table

Care Act Easy Read guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/365345/Making_Sure_the_Care_Act_Works_EASY_READ.pdf

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) http://www.scie.org.uk/

GOV.UK – just use the search function for a wealth of information from safeguarding, PREVENT, Modern Slavery, DBS, Mental Capacity, FGM etc https://www.gov.uk/

Equalities Act 2010 – Discrimination: Your Rights https://www.gov.uk/discrimination-your-rights/types-of-discrimination

B&NES JSNA - http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/your-council-and-democracy/local-research-and-statistics/wiki

Please see this video from Kirklees Council on safeguarding, please note that the contact details are not relevant for B&NES service users.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsSs_fx4xHU

See this spoken word video from Cheshire East Service User Group about about Adult Abuse http://www.stopadultabuse.org.uk/home.aspx Please note that the video is for information and does not contain the correct contact details for B&NES.

Rogue Traders SCIE video: http://www.scie.org.uk/socialcaretv/video-player.asp?guid=a9255313-6c9a-4adb-9464-cdbfd1e47e56

Trading Standards: www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk

This is not an excuse - local domestic abuse website Helpline 0800 6949999

Top Tips on Financial Abuse and Scams

MSP resources; ‘What does ‘good’ look like...?’

https://www.local.gov.uk/topics/social-care-health-and-integration/adult-social-care/making-safeguarding-personal/resources

MSP Audio visual resources

https://www.local.gov.uk/topics/social-care-health-and-integration/adult-social-care/making-safeguarding-personal-audio-visual-resources