Working in partnership to enable adults in Somerset to live a life free fromΒ fear, harm and abuse

The Somerset Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB) is a partnership committee providing strategic leadership for adult safeguarding across the county.

This site provides a range of information for people whoΒ may experience or be at risk of experiencing abuse, their families, carers, and anyone who works with people with health or social care needs.Β  This includes a section with links to information about coronavirus.

As well as general information on keeping safe and how to report concerns, there is a dedicated area for professionals providing access to a range of policy and practice guidance, and safeguarding resources.


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6 days ago
One in four adults in the UK are being bombarded with scam contact on a daily basis, rising to nearly one-third of over-65s, a survey has found. Read more about scams targeted the UK population here: #ScamAware
6 days ago
Scams Awareness Fortnight is in full swing! One of our team members, Sara, has created a Scams Awareness poem around telephone scams - have a listen πŸ‘‚ #ScamAware
1 week ago
πŸ’œ #WEAAD2021 πŸ’œ today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021 πŸ’œ
I raise awareness to champion all elder citizens human right to live free from abuse and fear. πŸ’œ @SomersetSAB
1 week ago
Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021 #WEAAD2021 πŸ’œ

Let's make 2021 the year we call time on elder abuse @wearehourglass_