Essex Safeguarding Adults Board

ESAB has statutory responsibilities to ensure accountability and assurance is in place in order to safeguard adults at risk and enable them to live lives free from abuse and neglect, by working closely with our partners.
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Save the date - Safeguarding Adults Week 2024

Safeguarding Adults Week 2024 takes place from Monday 18 – Friday 22 November 2024. It’s an opportunity for organisations to come together to raise awareness of important safeguarding issues and share safeguarding best practice. We will be releasing more information about the week soon.

Safeguarding referral webinar

Supporting the third sector to make good adult safeguarding referrals.

SCIE, colleagues from local authorities and a charity share their experiences and help identify what each can do to improve the quality of referrals.  Watch it here.

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What is safeguarding?

The Essex Safeguarding Adults Board (ESAB) is a statutory organisation that is committed to protecting an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect.It is committed to ensuring that it has access to the views of adults with care and support needs as well as those that work with them.

Learning & Development

ESAB have a range of courses that are delivered virtually and are accredited to formal training.  Find out about learning and development we have on offer for 2024/2025.

Concerned about an adult?

Get in touch for information and advice about the abuse and the safety of adults in Essex or to the disclosure of a specific concern about your own safety or somebody that you know.

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Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs)

Here you will find the Essex Safeguarding Adults Board (ESAB) published SARs.