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Safeguarding should be at the heart of what we all do as organisations

Safeguarding should be at the heart of what we all do as organisations, we need to be confident our services are delivered in the safest way.  During the week of 16th-22nd November there is a national focus on this important topic so do watch out for information, hints and tips to enable you to be the best you can be.  Some questions you could ask yourself within your organisation include:-

Fully Funded Suicide Prevention Training

#TalkSuicide is a new campaign, developed by Staffordshire County Council working in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent City Council, local hospitals and NHS community services.

The campaign aims to bring individuals, organisations and businesses together to help prevent suicide in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

We believe by bringing people together, the small things we all do can make a BIG difference. 

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board Annual Report 2019-2020

It is my privilege as Independent Chair to write the foreword to this Annual Report of the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board.

As the Independent Chair, my role is to lead collaboratively, give advice, support and encouragement but also to offer constructive challenge and hold main partner agencies to account. I also ensure that interfaces with other strategic functions are effective. As an Independent Chair, I can provide additional assurance that the Board has some independence from the local authorities and connected partners.

Supportive Communities Training Session 3: Assistive Technology & Digital Skills

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

Supportive Communities Training Session 1: Signposting and Resources

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

Supportive Communities Training Session 3: Assistive Technology & Digital Skills

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.