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The Essex Safeguarding Adults Board

The Care Act has for the first time given a formal statutory base for safeguarding adult boards. This will enable the Board to deliver a more robust challenge and ensure greater consistency in safeguarding arrangements throughout the County. We are committed to protecting an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. Read more... 


Welcome from Independent Chair, Phil Picton

Hi, I’m Phil Picton, Independent Chair for the Essex Safeguarding Adult Board (ESAB) and I’d like to welcome you to the Board website. Whether you are visiting the website for professional reasons, or as a carer or member of the public we hope you find the information you need. Read more from Phil Picton...

Latest News from the ESAB
Revised Safeguarding Adult Guidelines... Wednesday, April 5, 20170

Revised Safeguarding Adult Guidelines...

...and Modern Slavery, Hoarding and BIA Re-approval guidance also now available.

County Lines: gang violence and exploitation Tuesday, April 4, 20170

County Lines: gang violence and exploitation

An updated report by the National Crime Agency (NCA) has found that the use of ‘county lines’ by gangs, is a growing issue, exploiting ...

Bank and Post Office Staff to receive financial scam training Tuesday, March 28, 20170

Bank and Post Office Staff to receive financial scam training

A new scheme aims to encourage staff to be more active in safeguarding customers that may be vulnerable to financial fraud.

Law Commission Recommends New Scheme to Replace DoLS Monday, March 27, 20170

Law Commission Recommends New Scheme to Replace DoLS

The commission's final report recommends that the DoLS be replaced with the Liberty Protection Safeguards...

ACT Campaign Monday, March 27, 20170

ACT Campaign

A public awareness campaign highlighting the critical role members of the public can play to defeat terrorism...

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