The newest version of Raising Concerns about Abuse and Neglect for adults have been published and can be found on the West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board page – just go the professional’s page.

A new Independent Chairperson of West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board has been announced. Annie Callanan brings a wealth of knowledge to the role as an experienced senior manager with an extensive background in health and social care. Annie will provide leadership and promote collaborative working as part of her role which includes offering constructive challenge

West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board and West Sussex Safeguarding Children Board are joining forces to deliver a week of safeguarding learning and awareness events all over the West Sussex with their partners. Safeguarding Week will be running in the last week of November, from the 27th of November until the 1st of December. Go to

West Sussex is looking for a dynamic Safeguarding Adults Board Chair with strong leadership skills to further strengthen the Board; embedding a culture of mutual challenge, enquiry and learning to improve the safety and quality of health, social care and wider services for adults living in West Sussex. We are looking to appoint someone with

Nominations are now open for the 2017 West Sussex Care Accolades, which will be held in Arundel on 10th October 2017. Please find the nomination form and award category definitions below. Nominations will close on 8th September 2017. The categories are: Ancillary Worker Award Best Practice Award Care Employer Award Care Home Worker Award Chair’s Award

The Safer West Sussex Partnership have commissioned Sussex Prisoners’ Families and North Social Research to conduct a study on the needs of families living in West Sussex affected by having a family member in prison. This survey is aimed at professionals who work with families who have a member of their family in prison.  The

Healthwatch West Sussex is an independent organisation that collects and analyses the experiences of people in West Sussex of local care to help shape local services.  Local Healthwatch also signposts people to local health and social care services.   Healthwatch West Sussex

Multi-Agency Audits celebrate successes when ‘getting it right’ Every year the Safeguarding Adults Board undertakes two multi-agency audit cycles through its Quality and Performance subgroup, to identify how agencies are managing safeguarding cases and working together with other agencies to support Making Safeguarding Personal. Our first audit of 2016-17 focussed on Making Safeguarding Personal and

Safeguarding Together: Raising training Standards in West Sussex The West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board is holding 3 more local roadshows across West Sussex to share our newly developed training standards and to work together to look at how these standards can be embedded across all health and social care services. These events would be particularly beneficial for

To view the dates for PREVENT training please click here.                  

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