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Let’s Talk About Safeguarding

28 April 2022

The Wirral Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board are currently reviewing the Safeguarding Systems across Wirral and would like to know what your views are, what works well and any challenges you face.  We want to hear from people across a range of organisations and job roles This will help the board...

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1 February 2022

Best Practice Guidance Revisiting Safeguarding Practice

1 February 2022

New Best Practice Guidance ‘ Revisiting Safeguarding Practice’ was published. Please follow the link below to access the document. https://socialworkwithadults.blog.gov.uk/2022/01/28/revisiting-safeguarding-practice

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Safeguarding Adults during the Covid 19 Crisis

13 January 2021

In response to a number of recent emerging issues which may affect those who are at risk in the current crisis, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have provided some specific guidance on how to safeguard adults particularly in relation to scams: SCIE guidance

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Report Disability Hate Crime

13 October 2020

Whether you are a victim of Learning Disability Hate Crime or you have witnessed an incident you believe to be a Learning Disability Hate Crime, the Stop learning disability Hate Crime helpline is available in Merseyside. Stop Hate UK provide Hate Crime reporting services in your area. Report here www.stophateuk.org/talk/ General victims...

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18 August 2020

Support for Children and Young People

18 August 2020

If you’re a young person who is worried, scared or you just need someone to talk to, Wirral Council can help you. You can talk to one of our friendly team who will help you in whatever way they can and whatever the problem is. You can message using live chat....

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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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