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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
Missing Protocol: Vulnerable Adults Tuesday, June 27, 20170

Missing Protocol: Vulnerable Adults

New multi-agency protocol for care homes, hospitals and mental health establishments in Southend, Essex and Thurrock.

ADASS Guidance on Financial Scams and Abuse Tuesday, June 20, 20170

ADASS Guidance on Financial Scams and Abuse

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has published new guidance, aimed at directors and social care practitioners.

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board’s Strategic Plan: 2017-18 Monday, June 19, 20170

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board’s Strategic Plan: 2017-18

ESAB has published a new Strategic Plan, which sets out the Board’s key priorities for 2017-18.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: 15th June Wednesday, June 14, 20170

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: 15th June

Find out how you can raise awareness...

Carers Week: 12 – 18 June 2017 Monday, June 12, 20170

Carers Week: 12 – 18 June 2017

The annual campaign is back with the theme of Building Carer Friendly Communities.

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