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29 June 2020

Modern Slavery

People affected by modern slavery may be exploited in industries such as agriculture and food processing. Modern slavery can affect some of the most vulnerable in our society.  Victims can

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26 June 2020

Is your son or daughter struggling with the current restrictions on socialising?

  Is your son or daughter struggling with the current restrictions on socialising? Spending more time online in their bedroom, refusing to come out? Have their views become more extreme?

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25 June 2020

Noticing that you are drinking more?

Noticed that you’re drinking more? Noticing effects on your wellbeing? Finding day-to-day life and relationships more difficult? Would you like to reduce how much you drink? Simple swaps can be

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2 April 2019

Forced marriage of adults with learning disabilities – Practice Guidance

This article summarises a Community Care information guide on forced marriage of adults with learning disabilities. The full guide covers the law on forced marriage, how to spot warning signs, case examples, safeguarding, consequences for the spouse and much more.

29 March 2019

Launch of Level 1 Adult Safeguarding and Level 1 Mental Capacity Act E-Learning

DSAB has launched a new E-Learning package for Level 1 Adult Safeguarding and Level 1 Mental Capacity Act

28 February 2019

Launch of online toolkit to help tackle exploitation

The Safer Devon Partnership, Devon Children and Families Partnership and Devon Safeguarding Adults Board have launched an online toolkit to tackle the threat of exploitation. This toolkit will help frontline colleagues learn about, identify and report exploitation happening in Devon and the surrounding area.