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10. New Safeguarding Arrangements in B&NES September 2019 June 28, 2019 - 10:53am

Partners in B&NES have been creative and constructed an exciting new community safety and safeguarding arrangement. We are committed to maximising the integration of safeguarding children and adults with community safety and the work of the Responsible Authorities Group (RAG). Our new Partnership is designed to offer us the chance to work more effectively and with joint purpose to protect children, adults, families and communities who most need our help.

12. New Safeguarding Arrangements in B&NES September 2019 June 28, 2019 - 10:49am

Partners in B&NES have been creative and constructed an exciting new community safety and safeguarding arrangement. We are committed to maximising the integration of safeguarding children and adults with community safety and the work of the Responsible Authorities Group (RAG). Our new Partnership is designed to offer us the chance to work more effectively and with joint purpose to protect children, adults, families and communities who most need our help.

Newsletter Signup June 14, 2018 - 9:26am
11. Monthly Safeguarding Updates from the LSCB September 25, 2019 - 5:13pm

Monthly update emails sent out by the LSCB to LSCB members and local providers.

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9. Monthly Safeguarding Updates from the LSAB August 9, 2019 - 2:49pm

Monthly update emails sent out by the LSAB to LSAB members and local providers.

6. Domestic Abuse April 17, 2018 - 10:02am

Domestic violence and abuse, includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse where your current or previous partner or a member of your family hurts you or try and control what you do. Some examples are:

  • Being forcing to have sex
  • Being forced to marry someone when you do not want to
  • Being forced to undergo FGM
  • Being held against your will or taken somewhere you don’t want to be
  • Being threatened or made to fear your safety
  • Having your self-esteem undermined
  • Being threatened or made to fear for your safety

Monthly Email July 17 July 18, 2017 - 1:47pm

Dear LSCB members,

 I am writing to you with the latest information from and received by the LSCB. Apologies for the delay it getting this out to you, I will not be sending out a monthly email in August and so normal service will resume in September!

I hope you find the information useful. This email will now be shared separately with all schools, commissioned services and adult services as well as the LSCB.

 

  1. Policies/Board Information

 

testing discussions January 19, 2017 - 11:01pm
8. Prevent January 25, 2017 - 3:47pm

Prevent in Bath & North East Somerset

Prevent is a national programme which forms one strand of the Government’s Counter Terrorism programme.  It addresses all forms of dangerous extremism including both Islamist extremism and also Far right extremism.

6. Prevent January 16, 2017 - 3:02pm

Prevent in Bath & North East Somerset

Prevent is a national programme which forms one strand of the Government’s Counter Terrorism programme.  It addresses all forms of dangerous extremism including both Islamist extremism and also Far right extremism. While actions inspired by Islamic State are high profile nationally and internationally the white supremacist ideology of extreme right-wing groups has also provided both the inspiration and justification for people who have committed terrorist acts.

3. Prevent January 16, 2017 - 2:59pm

Prevent in Bath & North East Somerset

Prevent is a national programme which forms one strand of the Government’s Counter Terrorism programme.  It addresses all forms of dangerous extremism including both Islamist extremism and also Far right extremism. While actions inspired by Islamic State are high profile nationally and internationally the white supremacist ideology of extreme right-wing groups has also provided both the inspiration and justification for people who have committed terrorist acts.

8. Prevent January 16, 2017 - 2:58pm

Prevent in Bath & North East Somerset

Prevent is a national programme which forms one strand of the Government’s Counter Terrorism programme.  It addresses all forms of dangerous extremism including both Islamist extremism and also Far right extremism. While actions inspired by Islamic State are high profile nationally and internationally the white supremacist ideology of extreme right-wing groups has also provided both the inspiration and justification for people who have committed terrorist acts.

5. B&NES Policies & Procedures October 3, 2019 - 1:58pm

 

Children Missing Education

Child Protection for Schools

7. Mental Capacity Act 2005 January 25, 2017 - 3:55pm

The Mental Capacity Act came into effect in 2007 and is a piece of legislation that applies to everybody aged 16 and over who may, at some point in their lives, have some difficulties making decisions for themselves. It is designed to protect vulnerable people, ensure their voice is heard and prevent  decisions being made on their behalf.

The Principles

The act itself has five statutory principles which must underpin all actions carried out and decisions made for those individuals who lack capacity to make their own decision.

7. Mental Capacity Act 2005 January 25, 2017 - 3:48pm

The Mental Capacity Act came into effect in 2007 and is a piece of legislation that applies to everybody involved in the support, care and treatment of individuals aged 16 and over who may, at some point in their lives, have some difficulties making decisions for themselves. It is designed to protect vulnerable people, ensure their voice is heard and prevent arbitrary decisions being made on their behalf.

The Principles

6. Mental Capacity Act 2005 January 25, 2017 - 4:01pm

The Mental Capacity Act came into effect in 2007 and is a piece of legislation that applies to everybody involved in the support, care and treatment of individuals aged 16 and over who may, at some point in their lives, have some difficulties making decisions for themselves. It is designed to protect vulnerable people, ensure their voice is heard and prevent arbitrary decisions being made on their behalf.

The Principles

5. Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) August 2, 2017 - 10:23am
4. Care Act 2014 November 18, 2016 - 1:21pm

The Care Act 2014 came into effect on 1st April 2015 and has since been revised. The Act replaced many previous laws about the whole of health and social care and put adult safeguarding on a statutory footing.

9. Care Act 2014 November 18, 2016 - 3:43pm

The Care Act 2014 came into effect on 1st April 2015 and has since been revised. The Act replaced many previous laws about the whole of health and social care and put adult safeguarding on a statutory footing.

11. Rogue Traders and Scams July 4, 2017 - 1:06pm

Internet scams, postal scams and doorstep crime are more often than not, targeted at adults with care and support needs and all are forms of financial abuse. These scams are becoming ever more sophisticated and elaborate. For example: