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1 June 2020

County Lines and Coronavirus. What to look out for and how to get help

County Lines (also known as dangerous drug networks) refers to the transportation and supply of drugs from larger towns and cities to market towns, rural and suburban locations. County Lines

21 May 2020

Stop Loan Sharks reach major milestone and increase online presence

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) have reached a major milestone of helping 30,000 people escape the clutches of loan sharks and have increased their online presence, providing extra

7 May 2020

Identifying and Reporting Modern Slavery during COVID-19

  The Home Office has developed a flyer to help support individuals in identifying and reporting potential victims of modern slavery during COVID-19.   Please view this flyer to learn

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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.