1. Domestic abuse and COVID-19

    30 March, 2020

    We know that this is a difficult and worrying time for everyone – but particularly so for adults and children living with domestic abuse, and the professionals working hard to support them. There are two resources to help support people through this time, and will be adding more as things progress. As always, if you […]

  2. Cancellation of face to face training

    17 March, 2020

      CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Due to the Government’s announcement made on 16.3.2020 around the Coronavirus pandemic, OSAB are cancelling all face to face training sessions up to and including 30th April 2020.  The situation will be monitored closely and OSAB will provide updates as and when known.  Thank you and take care. From the OSAB team.

  3. Domestic Abuse training

    4 March, 2020

    OSAB will no longer be hosting Domestic Abuse related training on it’s website after the final session on 19th March 2020.  Discussions are currently being held about which organisation/website will hold the details of future training.  As soon as this is confirmed, we will let you know.

  4. NEW Course: Co-production: moving from theory to practice (from ‘what it is’ to ‘how to do it’)

    The course is a 1 day multi-agency training.  It is open for anyone who is affected by Health & Social Care, including; people who use services or who care for someone that does, providers of services, or people working in Health & Social Care. It is designed for people who are interested in learning how to […]

  5. National Safeguarding Adults Week 2019 is here!

    18 November, 2019

    Ann Craft Trust (ACT), in collaboration with The SAB Manager Network and The University of Nottingham, are pleased to announce the start of National Safeguarding Adults Week 2019! The aim of the week is to create a time where we can all focus on safeguarding adults – so we can be better, together. Each day […]

  6. Recruitment of interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims

    22 May, 2019

    An organisation supporting victims of trafficking in London have raised concerns that gangs may be recruiting interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims during face to face appointments. A situation has occurred with one of their victims in London and hence they wanted to alert all relevant networks to be vigilant when using interpreters in case this is […]

  7. Capacity to Consent to Sexual Relations

    30 April, 2019

    This guidance provides an overview of: The legal framework practitioner psychologists should be aware of and use when assessing a person’s mental capacity to consent to sexual relations. The issues and challenges that arise for clinicians when working with vulnerable people whose sexual functioning may be compromised because of an impairment of, or a disturbance […]

  8. What Makes a Good Assessment of Capacity?

    This document sets out to inform and support psychologists to make informed, sound clinical judgements and decisions across a range of sometimes very different situations where a client’s capacity to make their own decisions is being questioned. Often, MCA assessments will be straightforward but there are examples across both health and social care situations where […]

  9. Welcome to the new Independent Chair of the Board

    23 April, 2019

    Oxfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Independent Chair of the Board as of 1st April 2019, namely Sue Ross. Sue is a registered social worker who has been, for the last 4 years, the Director of Children and Adults for Bournemouth Council. Sue has been a Director of […]

  10. Safeguarding Adults Posters

    15 April, 2019

    OSAB have recently designed a set of A4 sized posters to highlight the issue of adult safeguarding, which are for use in both workplace and public settings. Please feel free to print off the posters and display them on noticeboards throughout your setting. The posters can be found under the tab marked ‘OSAB Posters and […]

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