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Further Information

Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week 10-14 September 2018

Here are some of the ways that safeguarding adults is being promoted in the region:

  • All Norfolk libraries will be displaying the 'Speak up' against abuse leaflets and posters.  They will also be giving out the new bookmarks.  Great Yarmouth library will have an information stall
  • Northern locality partnership are holding an open morning at Aylsham Town Hall on Monday 10 September
  • Throughout the week the Alzheimer's Society will continue to talk about safeguarding to each person who is supported and have leaflets and resources on display
  • Western locality partnership members are sharing the NSAB promotional materials, including leaflets and business cards, in their own areas, and will offer material to the public 
  • Staff at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in King's Lynn will be handing out NSAB leaflets in the main reception area of the hospital and will make them available on all main ward areas and outpatient waiting areas.  Staff in the hospital's discharge lounge will also hand out leaflets
  • In addition, the pharmacy department at the Queen Elizabeth hospital will make NSAB leaflets available to members of the public who attend the pharmacy.  They will also put them in the medication bags that they issue
  • The communications team at the James Paget hospital in Gorleston are promoting safeguarding week and will make information available in the staff and visitor cafe 
  • Matt Thubron, from Trading Standards, will be facilitating two workshops on loan sharks on Tuesday 11 September, in Great Yarmouth town hall
  • Great Yarmouth Borough Council have organised confidential drop-in sessions during the week for council staff.  They are also running a role play training exercise at the Marina Centre on Tuesday 11 September in the afternoon, including a debrief session to provide feedback and advice for staff who support vulnerable adults
  • Broadland District Council ran an article promoting safeguarding adults awareness week in Broadland News.  This has been delivered to all residents in the Broadland area.  The council have posters on display in their reception area and officers available if anyone has any concerns they wish to discuss
  • The central locality partnership will be at St Stephen's Church near Chapelfield shopping centre, on Wednesday morning, handing out safeguarding material
  • Norfolk Community Health & Care will be sharing information on the trust's weekly messages board on the intranet and the safeguarding adults newsletter will be cascaded through the organisation