Working in partnership to enable adults in Somerset to live a life free from 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 who may experience or be at risk of experiencing abuse, their families, carers, and anyone who works with people with health or social care needs.

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.


Our Twitter feed

3 days ago
Urgent appeal to find missing Talmadge Beaven. Call police on 999 if you spot him. SomersetSAB photo
3 days ago
📅 We're officially 1 month away from #SaferInternetDay!
➡️ On Tuesday, 11 February, when we'll join forces across the globe "Together for a better internet!" Will you be one of us?
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5 days ago
NEW REPORT: #ShiftingTheMindset looks at how #NHS complaints should be seen as an opportunity to learn. What happens as a result of a complaint? That’s what people want to know and that’s what the NHS needs to demonstrate. Read our report: @NHSEngland SomersetSAB photo
5 days ago
Today we welcome our new Independent Chair, @KeithPerkin1

We look forward to working with Keith to safeguard adults in Somerset over the coming years

Keith recently wrote a piece for our December newsletter to introduce himself. Read it here: