News & Events Yearly Archives: 2017

Learning Disability and Responding to Behaviour that Challenges Case Study

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Self-neglect Practice Guidance and Framework May 2017

Self-neglect Practice Guidance and Framework May 2017 BSAB have launch the Birmingham Self-neglect Practice Guidance and Framework. Self-neglect can be a very serious problem resulting ultimately in serious harm or death. These issues affect, not only the adult, but people… Read More »

BSAB News May 2017

The first edition of BSAB News is out! The newsletter will be issued quarterly and is intended to keep our partners and the wider community up to date with Board news including, policy, procedure and guidance, learning and development, partners… Read More »

Trading Standards and Citizens Advice Birmingham; promoting Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Trading Standards and Citizens Advice Birmingham; promoting Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 Trading Standards Officers are supporting this initiative by working alongside West Midlands Police Economic Crime Unit and NatWest bank to raise awareness of fraud and scams. They have… Read More »

Mike Taylor, Interim Board Chair

MikeTaylor, Interim Board Chair’s newsletter introduction Read the article here.

Deaf Awareness Week 2017

Deaf Awareness Week 2017 In light of this week being the start of Deaf Awareness Week (15-21 May), we thought we’d talk to Julia Pitt, British Sign Language (BSL) Advice Helpline Manager for DeafPlus in Birmingham about the work of… Read More »

Practitioners Forum 10 May 2017

Practitioners Forum 10 May 2017 The theme for the practitioners forum is adults safeguarding and financial scamming, and will be hosted by Birmingham Trading Standards. Practitioners forums are where professionals, from a range of local services, come together to deliberate… Read More »

We welcome Mike Taylor, our interim Chair

We welcome Mike Taylor, our interim Chair We are pleased to welcome Mike Taylor as our interim Chair after saying goodbye to Alan Lotinga and Cherry Dale in early 2017. Mike trained as a social worker and was a Director… Read More »

Candidate brief for position of Independent Board Chair

Candidate brief for position of Independent Board Chair Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) is seeking to appoint its first Independent Chair. BSAB believes that adults should be able to live their lives free of neglect or abuse. We are working to… Read More »

Practitioners Forum 29 March 2017

Practitioners Forum 29 March  The theme for the next practitioners forum is safeguarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults with care and support needs from abuse. A real-life case study will be provided by Birmingham LGBT. Practitioners forums are… Read More »

We say farewell to Alan Lotinga, our Board Chair

Dear Partners As of the 31 December 2016, I will be stepping down as the Chair of the Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board. As a partnership, we have made great progress – growing the partnership to one of over 80 organisations,… Read More »