Skip to content

Latest news

national safeguarding adults week
19 November 2019

National Safeguarding Week has begun 18th – 22nd November

Throughout the week, Devon Safeguarding Adults Board, in line with the CCG, will be promoting Safeguarding via Twitter. We will be devoting each day to raising awareness on the following

wooden letters on newspaper
26 September 2019

Atlas Care families respond with dignity and determination

Families of victims who suffered abuse at former care homes in Devon have responded with ‘dignity and determination’ in their resolve to ensure similar abusive practice does not happen again.

two gold wedding rings overlapping
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.

two gold wedding rings overlapping
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.