West Sussex is looking for a dynamic Safeguarding Adults Board Chair with strong leadership skills to further strengthen the Board; embedding a culture of mutual challenge, enquiry and learning to improve the safety and quality of health, social care and wider services for adults living in West Sussex. We are looking to appoint someone with


Nominations are now open for the 2017 West Sussex Care Accolades, which will be held in Arundel on 10th October 2017. Please find the nomination form and award category definitions below. Nominations will close on 8th September 2017. The categories are: Ancillary Worker Award Best Practice Award Care Employer Award Care Home Worker Award Chair’s Award


The Safer West Sussex Partnership have commissioned Sussex Prisoners’ Families and North Social Research to conduct a study on the needs of families living in West Sussex affected by having a family member in prison. This survey is aimed at professionals who work with families who have a member of their family in prison.  The


Healthwatch West Sussex is an independent organisation that collects and analyses the experiences of people in West Sussex of local care to help shape local services.  Local Healthwatch also signposts people to local health and social care services.   Healthwatch West Sussex


Multi-Agency Audits celebrate successes when ‘getting it right’ Every year the Safeguarding Adults Board undertakes two multi-agency audit cycles through its Quality and Performance subgroup, to identify how agencies are managing safeguarding cases and working together with other agencies to support Making Safeguarding Personal. Our first audit of 2016-17 focussed on Making Safeguarding Personal and


Safeguarding Together: Raising training Standards in West Sussex The West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board is holding 3 more local roadshows across West Sussex to share our newly developed training standards and to work together to look at how these standards can be embedded across all health and social care services. These events would be particularly beneficial for


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Save the date The West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board is holding 4 local roadshows across West Sussex to share our newly developed training standards and to work together to look at how these standards can be embedded across all health and social care services. These events would be particularly beneficial for managers and senior staff


Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of Hate Crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity.  Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties. National Hate Crime Awareness Week Poster        


New Learning Disabilities Core Skills Education and Training Framework Launched by Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care.  It is a new resource to support health and social care staff and educators in England who work with people living with a learning disability. The Framework sets out the essential skills and knowledge


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