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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
#Do Something Different for Essex Dementia Day Thursday, January 19, 20170

#Do Something Different for Essex Dementia Day

The second annual Essex Dementia Day takes place on Friday 20th January 2017.

#Reflect campaign encourages perpetrators to seek support Wednesday, January 11, 20170

#Reflect campaign encourages perpetrators to seek support

Essex Police’s domestic abuse campaign aims to engage with perpetrators to “reflect” on their abusive behaviour and seek support ...

Essex Fire Service's Community Development Manager Awarded MBE Tuesday, January 3, 20170

Essex Fire Service's Community Development Manager Awarded MBE

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Donna Finch has been awarded an MBE in the New Years Honour List 2017 for services to children, young ...

PREVENT Policy and Guidance published Tuesday, December 20, 20160

PREVENT Policy and Guidance published

Guidance for local partnerships and agencies in Southend, Essex and Thurrock in preventing radicalisation, is available to download.

Care Providers: Have Your Say – Future of the Forum Wednesday, December 14, 20160

Care Providers: Have Your Say – Future of the Forum

The next Care Provider Forum is on 17th January 2017, in Chelmsford. Join us in the New Year to share your views on key safeguarding issues.

Joining Forces to Safeguard Vulnerable Residents in Essex Thursday, December 8, 20160

Joining Forces to Safeguard Vulnerable Residents in Essex

Essex Police and Essex County Council have teamed up on a pilot scheme, aimed at improving the response service to safeguarding concerns. 

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