With a small tweak to this brilliant idea Tony has cleverly built in our love of tea with the #Tell 2 Over a Brew campaign.

This suite of resources published by the Local Government Association is intended to support Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs) and partners in developing and promoting Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP). ___________________________________________________________________________ Police Scotland has warned domestic abusers "we are coming for you" in a Christmas crackdown on offenders.

The force highlighted a 25% rise in reports of domestic abuse over the festive period last year. In Saturday's Guardian, the sister of a man who hadn't been seen by them for 26 years, tells her story.

As Sergeant Tom Metcalfe from the Police Operational Partnership Team said The next meeting is 2pm on Tuesday 12th December 2017 at Freebridge Community Housing offices, Juniper House, Austin Street, King's Lynn Norfolk PE30 1DZ.

Please confirm your attendance if you haven’t already done so to [email protected] you to Freebridge Community Housing for offering a bigger venue for the next meeting! Tell 2 people about how to keep safe against fraud and financial abuse and they each tell 2 others and so on (see the November blog Part 2 for how quickly we can spread this message).

To help charities meet this requirement a revised version of the strategy, published on 6th December, sets out the reasonable steps charities should take to safeguard beneficiaries, especially those charities that work with at-risk and vulnerable adults or any children aged under 18. Click here for: Policy paper Strategy for dealing with safeguarding issues in charities Click here to read: Charities warned over protection of vulnerable people after scandals (The Guardian 05/12/2017) ___________________________________________________________________________ On Wednesday 13 December there will be a House of Commons debate on male suicide led by Ged Killen MP, Labour, Hamilton West.

You can report scams to: Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 03454 04 05 06 or click here for Citizens Advice website Action Fraud (UK’s National Fraud Office) 03 or click here for Action Fraud ___________________________________________________________________________ Click here to read the report ...

His family thought that he was dead as there had been no sightings of him.

He had in fact been held by a slavery gang, the Rooneys, in Lincolnshire, who targeted homeless men and those with learning disabilities. ___________________________________________________________________________ Trustees should take steps to ensure , says the Charity Commission.

You can report scams to: Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 03454 04 05 06 or click here for Citizens Advice website Action Fraud (UK’s National Fraud Office) 03 or click here for Action Fraud ___________________________________________________________________________ The Home Office has developed a range of materials to help raise awareness of county lines with both statutory and non-statutory partners.

It is vital that staff know how to identify victims and report concerns to protect those exploited through this criminal activity.

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) has produced a report on the Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC) Annual Report for England 2016-17, published by NHS Digital on 15 November.