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Updates from NSAB

It’s been a busy couple of months for NSAB. Here are the headlines for some of our main pieces of work and key activities:

  • the Self-neglect and Hoarding Strategy has been updated with a number of changes. Version 2.1 is now available on the NSAB website. All partners are asked to download the latest version and share it with staff and colleagues. We also have a 3 minute video (thanks to help from colleagues at Broadland Housing Group), which gives information on the key strategy features – great to show at a team meeting.
  • NSAB’s new subgroups – the Prevention, Managing and Responding and Learning Lessons subgroups are set to have their first meeting on Thursday 01 August. What is exciting about the new way of working is that rather than have the 3 subgroups meeting separately, we will have all 3 subgroups meeting on the same day, in the same room, at the same time and all working on the same adult safeguarding problem. The first meeting will focus on mental capacity and safeguarding.
  • Fantastic news – on Saturday 22 June NSAB reached 1,001 followers on Twitter. We continue to develop our use of Twitter to get safeguarding information and messages out and find out what is going on in the wider adult safeguarding network. Follow NSAB on Twitter - @NorfolkSAB to keep up to date with the latest adult safeguarding news. Please encourage partners you work with to follow us too.
  • Twitter stats for June 2019: Tweets – 112, Tweet impressions – 63K, Profile visits – 236, Mentions – 57, New followers – 28
  • Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board’s next meeting is on Tuesday 16 July, with the following items on the agenda: Safeguarding issues for people with learning disabilities and autism in Norfolk, including board discussion and response | Update on LeDeR reviews in Norfolk and nationally | Safeguarding dashboard | Difficulties of accessing Section 12 doctors (for Mental Health Act Assessments) and implications on safeguarding adults | Student deaths at the UEA: update from taskforce
  • Our website stats June 2019: all users - 1,507, new users - 1,208, and page views – 4,848
  • Safeguarding Adult Reviews CASES F&G: the next panel meeting is on Wednesday 24 July at which the FINAL DRAFT report will be considered.
  • Safeguarding Adult Review Group (SARG): at its meeting on Tue 9th July SARG considered 4 new referrals. Additional information is required on all 4 before a decision can be made. Decisions to be made at next meeting.