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Alzheimer’s Society Virtual Support Group in Essex

This online support group has been set up for people who have loved ones with dementia in a care home. This is an Essex initiative so is available to Thurrock people. Alzheimer’s Society…

National Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week 16th – 22nd November

Southend, Essex and Thurrock Safeguarding Adults Board are supporting National Safeguarding Adults Week (16th to 22nd November), this year focussing specifically around the theme of Financial Abuse…

Have we learned the lessons from Steven Hoskin’s murder?

Steven Hoskin was tortured and murdered by people who targeted him because of his learning disabilities. The serious case review into Steven’s murder found there had been serious failings by the…

Alcohol Change Uk – The Blue Light Project

The Blue Light Project is targeted at individuals who are treatment resistant (not both drugs and alcohol) who have complex needs and are some of the most risky, vulnerable and costly individuals in…

SERICC Young Peoples Thurrock Conference

Young survivors of sexual violence and abuse win accolade for campaign to change attitudes of professionals. Read the Young Peoples Conference for more information.

ADASS Eastern Region Learning Support Document Self-Neglect and Hoarding

This document was funded by the ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services) Eastern Region in 2019. It is aimed primarily at adult social services social work practitioners and managers…

Safeguarding Is Everyone’s Business

No child or adult should be made to feel unsafe. Everyone has a right to be safe from harm and abuse. All of us have a role to play in safeguarding, never more so than during COVID-19. You can find…

National Domestic Abuse Campaigns

New ‘rail to refuge’ scheme offers free train travel to women fleeing domestic abuse Women fleeing domestic abuse can now access free train travel to refuge accommodation, through Women’s…

A Message From Thurrocks Safeguarding Adults Board Chair

Here is a video message from the Thurrock Safeguarding Adults Board Chair Jim Nicolson on what to do if you have any safeguarding adult concerns.

Royal College of Nursing Guidance on Remote Consultations

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) recognise that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to unprecedented demand on health care services. This has meant there is a need for increased use of…