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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
ESAB September Bulletin Monday, September 25, 20170

ESAB September Bulletin

Our latest news as well as updates from partners and national developments…

Partnership Domestic Abuse Conference 2017 Friday, September 8, 20170

Partnership Domestic Abuse Conference 2017

The Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board invites professionals working with adults, children and families to attend…

Guidance on Managing and Responding to Organisational Safeguarding Concerns Wednesday, September 6, 20170

Guidance on Managing and Responding to Organisational Safeguarding Concerns

The Southend, Essex and Thurrock Safeguarding Adults Boards have jointly published guidance for those involved in managing organisational ...

Healthwatch Report: Care plans should be reviewed more than once a year Wednesday, August 30, 20170

Healthwatch Report: Care plans should be reviewed more than once a year

Healthwatch England has reported that reviews of people’s care and support plans should be a “continuous process”,

‘Fundamental flaws’ in how the Mental Capacity Act is Used Tuesday, August 29, 20170

‘Fundamental flaws’ in how the Mental Capacity Act is Used

ADASS report on Safeguarding Adults Reviews in London finds there are “fundamental flaws” in how the Mental Capacity Act is understood ...

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