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Fraud and scams

12 August 2020

If you think you've been scammed or you've found something which looks like fraud or a scam, contact Action Fraud. The National Cyber Security Centre has published advice on how to spot coronavirus scams and keep remote working safe. watch out for phishing (scam emails and text messages): don't click or open anything...

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Support the campaign: ‘Because We All Care’

10 August 2020

Healthwatch have launched the ‘Because we all care’ campaign, in partnership with the Care Quality Commission. The campaign aims to encourage people using NHS and social care to give feedback on their experiences, to help improve services for everyone. Find out more and download the resources you need to support...

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Learning Disability and Covid 19: Latest Mencap Guidance

22 June 2020

Many people with a learning disability are feeling isolated, as they have been unable to see their friends and families. People with a learning disability already experience high levels of loneliness and social isolation and that this will only have been made worse by the lockdown. Mencap  want to show...

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Let’s Talk Loneliness: Loneliness Awareness Week

17 June 2020

All of us can experience loneliness at some point in our lives. This week is loneliness awareness week, if you are feeling alone, and would like some support, or if you wish to support someone who may be lonely at this difficult time, please follow the link below: Lets Talk...

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Resources for Carers from SCIE

15 June 2020

SCIE have recently published information, guidance, advice and resources to help support over 6 million carers in the UK and the vital contribution they make. Please follow the link below for further information> What do we mean by a carer? Informal carers (also called unpaid carers) are people who look after...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

18 May 2020

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness. Please access via the link below for further information: Mental Health Foundation  

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Beware fraud and scams during Covid-19 pandemic

21 April 2020

Criminals are using the Covid-19 pandemic to scam the public – don’t become a victim. See the latest advise from the Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner here: Covid 19 scam advice

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Latest Newsletter from the Board

3 March 2020

The March newsletter from the Board includes: National Safeguarding Week activities; Hoarders Helping Hoarders Group; Update on our Safeguarding Voices Initiative; MSAB Peer Review; Spotlight on Local Excellence and Safeguarding Resources. The  newsletter can be found here PLEASE CONSIDER SUBSCRIBING VIA THE TAB WHICH CAN BE FOUND IN THE TOP...

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APPG: Inquiry into Safeguarding Vulnerable Missing Adults

15 January 2020

Ann Coffey MP, as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults led the 'Inquiry into safeguarding missing adults who have mental health issues'. The inquiry was launched with the aims of: Developing a better understanding of the current response when an adult goes...

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Exploitation of young and vulnerable people

14 January 2020

A common feature in county lines drug supply is the exploitation of young and vulnerable people. The dealers will frequently target children and adults - often with mental health or addiction problems - to act as drug runners or move cash so they can stay under the radar of law...

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