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  • Learning and Development Group

    Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) recognises that safeguarding responsibilities in the city have to be delivered flexibly, in a wide range of ways and by ...

    https://www.bsab.org/info/1/us/12/learning-development-group
  • The Importance of Professional Curiosity for Safeguarding Adults

    Professional curiosity is a concept which has been recognised as important in the area of safeguarding. More recently, Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) have also highlighted this need.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/51/the-importance-of-professional-curiosity-for-safeguarding-adults
  • Grant opportunity for community groups supporting domestic abuse

    An exciting grant call is now open for local community organisations who support victims of domestic abuse, including children, in Birmingham.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/86/grant-opportunity-for-community-groups-supporting-domestic-abuse
  • Victims’ Commissioner launches new survey of victims of online harms

    Victims' Commissioner launches survey aimed at capturing the lived experience of victims of online harmful and abusive behaviours in England and Wales.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/85/victims-commissioner-launches-new-survey-of-victims-of-online-harms
  • Local Government Ombudsman issues guidance to help domestic abuse survivors

    The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has issued guidance to help domestic abuse survivors.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/80/local-government-ombudsman-issues-guidance-to-help-domestic-abuse-survivors
  • Public offered a better way to help rough sleepers this winter

    The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Birmingham City Council have launched a new winter campaign to help rough sleepers and those at risk of becoming homeless.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/78/public-offered-a-better-way-to-help-rough-sleepers-this-winter
  • Anti Slavery Day - Modern Slavery Updates

    Here are some key updates and information including training for October 2021 from Morgan Mead - Modern Slavery Coordinator, Birmingham City Council - West Midlands Anti Slavery Network

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/73/anti-slavery-day---modern-slavery-updates
  • Healthwatch Birmingham Publish their Annual Report 2020 -2021

    Healthwatch Birmingham have published their Annual Report.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/64/healthwatch-birmingham-publish-their-annual-report-2020--2021
  • BSAB Spring Newsletter 2021

    Welcome to our spring 2021 edition of our newsletter.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/60/bsab-spring-newsletter-2021
  • BSAB Summer Newsletter

    BSAB Summer 2020 Newsletter.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/20/bsab-summer-newsletter
  • How will CQC regulate during Coronavirus Pandemic

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published a statement setting out how they will regulate during the next phase of the Coronavirus.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/24/how-will-cqc-regulate-during-coronavirus-pandemic
  • Easy Read Coronavirus Guidance

    Resources to support people with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs and their families

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/14/easy-read-coronavirus-guidance
  • CQC Launches Strategy Consultation

    CQC have published a formal consultation on their new strategy.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/52/cqc-launches-strategy-consultation
  • Ask for Ani code word launched for Domestic Abuse

    Pharmacies launch codeword scheme to offer ‘lifeline’ to domestic abuse victims

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/48/ask-for-ani-code-word-launched-for-domestic-abuse
  • BSAB Newsletters

    Newsletters are issued from the Executive Board to all partners four times a year ...

    https://www.bsab.org/downloads/download/6/bsab-newsletters
  • Making Safeguarding Personal Webinar

    Research in Practice are hosting two webinars to support the implementation of Making Safeguarding Personal. This work has been commissioned by ADASS and the LGA.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/46/making-safeguarding-personal-webinar
  • BSAB Winter Newsletter

    Welcome to our winter edition of our newsletter.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/44/bsab-winter-newsletter
  • BSAB Autumn Newsletter

    BSAB Autumn 2020 Newsletter.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/41/bsab-autumn-newsletter
  • Researchers to investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on adult social care and safeguarding

    A new study led by Keele University will investigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on services that provide support for adults who have care and support needs.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/31/researchers-to-investigate-impact-of-covid-19-pandemic-on-adult-social-care-and-safeguarding
  • New funding and guidance to improve housing support for vulnerable people

    The government has published a new National Statement of Expectations (NSE) for supported housing.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/30/new-funding-and-guidance-to-improve-housing-support-for-vulnerable-people
  • Covid-19 Mental Health Support Offer for Birmingham and Solihull

    A new Mental Health Support offer is now in place offering emotional help, guidance and reassurance to people in Birmingham and Solihull.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/17/covid-19-mental-health-support-offer-for-birmingham-and-solihull
  • BSAB Spring Newsletter

    Our Spring 2020 Newsletter is now available to download.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/7/bsab-spring-newsletter
  • BSAB Winter Newsletter 2019

    Our Winter Edition of the Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB) Newsletter is now published.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/3/bsab-winter-newsletter-2019
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  • Information for professionals

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  • The BSAB website Homepage

    The purpose of the Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board is to help and safeguard adults with care and support needs. ...

    https://www.bsab.org/homepage/2/the-bsab-website-homepage
  • New strategy covering the government’s plan to tackle violence against women and girls.

    Tackling violence against women and girls strategy - a policy paper. The document is the new strategy covering the government’s plan to tackle violence against women and girls.

    https://www.bsab.org/news/article/98/new-strategy-covering-the-government-s-plan-to-tackle-violence-against-women-and-girls