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31 March 2020

Beware of loan sharks during the COVID-19 pandemic!

A warning has been issued for people to beware of and avoid loan sharks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit for more information on how to spot a loan

27 March 2020

New domestic abuse campaign launched as cases are expected to increase

  Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall have launched a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks due to

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26 March 2020

Postponement of Face-To-Face Training

As you may be aware, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has led to us experiencing extraordinary times across the UK and the world. In light of the exceptional circumstances and rapidly

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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.