News & Events Yearly Archives: 2014

Message from Alan Lotinga Chair, of the BSAB

BSAB publishes an annual report each year and I am pleased to introduce this year’s which details our key achievements and priorities going forward. It has been another busy year and all partner agencies have contributed to the work of… Read More »

Stop Loan Sharks

A loan shark lends money illegally. They are unlicensed traders who rip you off. They are illegal because: all lenders must be licensed by the Office of Fair Trading. Loan sharks are not all lenders have government agreed standards for money collection. Loan… Read More »

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Conference – Acting out!!

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Conference – Acting out!! Tuesday 18th November 2014 – all day The Birmingham Adults Safeguarding Board and bcda are pleased to be delivering a programme of learning on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. This is following… Read More »

‘Safeguarding Adults Multi-agency Practitioners Forum’

Following on from the second multi-agency safeguarding adults Practitioner’s Workshop on 22nd September  2014 there will be an opportunity for people to access the case study which related to Forced Marriage concerns and ‘chat’ to the Workshop facilitator, David Gell,… Read More »

Birmingham MASH

As of 28th July 2014 the new Birmingham MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) will be the first port of call for anyone with a child safeguarding concern. A MASH is a multi-agency team which co-locates key safeguarding agencies with a… Read More »

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Website Article June 2014

The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations (UN) launched the first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on 15 June 2006. This year the Birmingham Safeguarding Adult Board is… Read More »

BSAB, Bcda and PASAUK conference ‘Risking Your Dignity?’

Following the well-attended and well-received  BSAB, Bcda and PASAUK conference ‘Risking Your Dignity?’ held on 15th May 2014 please find the power point presentations from the speakers who addressed the conference during the day. Please also find additional  information relating to… Read More »

BSAB website updated.

The BSAB website has been updated to include 2 new sections under the Professionals tab: a ‘Serious Case Review’ section and a ‘Training and Communications’ sections. Under the Serious Case Review section we have added the Executive Summaries for the… Read More »

BSAB Annual Report 2012-2013

Message from Alan Lotinga, Service Director, BCC and  Chair of the BSAB: This is the second annual report I have pleasure to introduce on behalf of the Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB). It has been a busy year for the… Read More »