The SSAB launched its quarterly newsletter in January 2016. It was created as a means of sharing news and learning on behalf of the Board, and aims to raise awareness for anyone who has an interest in safeguarding or wishes to develop their knowledge and understanding of this issue.

Current Issue:

Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • We’re recruiting for a new Independent Chair
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week 2019
  • SSAB Annual Self-Audit Launched
  • Somerset Violence Reduction Unit
  • Annual Conference 2019
  • Mental Capacity Act e-learning programme launched
  • County Lines
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Learning Lessons
    • Local: Mr D – Domestic Homicide Review
    • Regional:  SAR Z
    • National:  Jo-Jo
  • Learning from Children’s Services
  • Local & National News and Headlines
  • Training and Development
  • Useful Safeguarding Adults Links

Past Issues:

Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • SSAB Annual Conference
  • New Strategic Plan for 2019-2022
  • Mendip House Safeguarding Adult Review in the news
  • Changes to MARAC
  • Get the SSAB Website on your phone or tablet
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Learning Lessons
    • National: ‘Colin’
    • Regional: Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews in the South West
    • Local: Sharing systems and best practices in relation to Never Events
  • Care about recruitment
  • Learning from Children’s Services
  • National News and Headlines
  • Training and Development
  • Useful Safeguarding Adults Links
Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • The Survivor Pathway
  • Does your organisation have a domestic abuse workplace policy?
  • New Strategic Plan for 2019-2022
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Let’s Make it a Bad Christmas for Scammers
  • Learning Lessons
    • National: Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board, Case E
    • Local: Somerset Safeguarding Children’s Board, ‘Family A’
    • Local: Progress of work following the SSAB Mendip House Safeguarding Adults Review
  • Every day is different: recruitment campaign
  • Learning from Children’s Services
  • National News and Headlines
  • Training and Development
  • Useful Safeguarding Adults Links
Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • SSAB Annual Self-Audit Launched
  • New Somerset Adult Safeguarding Guidance Launched
  • Somerset Think Family Strategy 2018-2019
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week 2018
  • Learning Lessons
    • National: National Safeguarding Adult Review Library Launched
    • Regional: ‘Kamil and Mr X’ SAR published by Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board
    • Local: Jointly commissioned Safer Somerset Partnership / Safer Communities Torbay Domestic Homicide Review
  • Learning from Children’s Services
  • National News and headlines
  • Training and Development
Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • Prevent
  • Male Sexual Abuse
  • Pressure Ulcers and the interface with a Safeguarding Enquiry
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Business Manager Blog
  • Financial Scamming
  • Learning Lessons
    • National: Newcastle Joint Serious Case Review of sexual exploitation
    • Regional: Review of SARs and Adult SCRs in the South West by Professor Michael Preston-Shoot
    • Local: Mendip House Safeguarding Adults Review
  • Online Hate Crime
  • Think Family – learning from Children’s Services
  • National News and headlines
  • Training and Development
Contents
  • Chairman’s blog
  • News from the SSAB
  • Hate crimes and hate incidents
  • Anti-Slavery Day
  • The LeDeR Programme
  • Ten Years of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Introducing our new Business Manager
  • Financial Abuse and Scams
  • Learning Lessons
    • National: Learning from SARs undertaken by London SABs
    • National: Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board SAR
    • Local: The Fenestra Serious Case Review
    • Local: Self-neglect in care homes and the community
  • Mate Crime
  • National news and headlines
  • Training and development

Contents
  • Somerset Case Review published
  • News from the SSAB
  • Operation Signature
  • An Introduction to County lines
  • Stop Adult Abuse Week, June 2017
  • Nominated Neighbour Scheme launched
  • Scams – are you talking about them enough?
  • Self-neglect
  • Spotlight on: Coercive or Controlling Behaviour
  • Learning Lessons
  • National News and Headlines
  • Training and Development

Contents
  • Chairman’s blog
  • News from the Board
  • ‘Think Family’
  • Spotlight on: Advocacy
  • Signposting
  • Learning lessons
  • National news & headlines
  • Training & development

Contents
  • News from the SSAB
  • Thinking it? Report it
  • Public Pledge
  • Infomercial
  • Learning Event
  • Think Family workshops
  • Safeguarding Children Board
  • Spotlight on Self-neglect & Hoarding
  • Somerset Integrated Domestic Abuse Service
  • Learning lessons
  • Brain Injury Practice Guidance
  • Scam Awareness Month
  • Training & Development
  • National Headlines

Contents
  • SSAB Website launched
  • News from the SSAB
  • Revised Care Act Statutory Guidance
  • Spotlight on Female Genital Mutilation
  • Learning Lessons
  • National News (Jan-Mar 2016)

Contents
  • Who we are and what we do
  • News from the Board
  • Thinking it? Report it Campaign
  • Spotlight on Modern Slavery
  • National Safeguarding News
  • Learning Lessons
  • Training and Development
  • Useful links