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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
Partner Briefing: Policing and Crime Act 2017 Wednesday, May 24, 20170

Partner Briefing: Policing and Crime Act 2017

A briefing from Essex Police on the development of this act, which aims to provide accountability for the time spent on bail and the length of ...

Care Provider Forum - June 2017 Wednesday, May 10, 20170

Care Provider Forum - June 2017

Join ESAB at the next forum for Care Providers across Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

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.

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