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Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2023

On the 15th of June we will be uniting with many others on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, to raise awareness of elder abuse - a very serious issue that affects almost all older people at some point in their lives.

Visit www.ageuk.org.uk and World Elder Abuse Awareness – Building Strong Support for Elders to find out more.


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Combatting closed cultures

Fiona Bateman, the Chair of the Islington Safeguarding Adults Board, and highly regarded expert in safegaurding adults, is delivering a briefing session as part of National Safeguarding Adults week on 'Combatting Closed Cultures'. 

Find out more about how closed cultures in health and social care organisations are linked to greater risk of harm to patients and residents.  Fiona Bateman will outline some of the practical steps practitioners and organisations can take towards encouraging and adopting more open cultures. 

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New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new website for Islington Safeguarding Adults Board.

The new site will be a great resource of information, help & support. The site also has a members area to store information and resources for our stategic partners so we are all better equipped to help stop adult abuse.

The website was built by and and is supported by Machew LLP.

 


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National Pressure Ulcer Prevention day – 17 November 2022

How can you get involved?

  • Host awareness-raising activities on prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
  • Organise local events to share information about pressure ulcers
  • Reach out to your local community to inform them about pressure ulcers
  •  Join STOP Pressure Ulcers community on social media

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Safeguarding Adults Awareness week 21-27 November 2022

Islington Safeguarding Adults Board is supporting the 2022 National Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week, hosted by the Ann Craft Trust. Safeguarding Adults Week is a time for organisations to come together to raise awareness of important safeguarding issues.

We've published a list of National Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week events and training taking place.  Take a look at our Training page in the Practitioners section.