13 Mar 2018
March 13, 2018

BBC Own It Website

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BBC launched Own It, a new website full of fun and empowering tips, insight, stories and advice to help 9-12 year olds get the most out of their time online.It aims to help children develop the confidence and resilience to tackle the everyday challenges they face online. Own It brings a child’s perspective of online.. read more →

23 Feb 2018
February 23, 2018

Modern Slavery Information

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Modern slavery is not something confined to history, it is still happening today, and it’s happening in Lancashire. Modern slavery could be happening right in front of you – whether that’s in nail bars, car washes, rural businesses, brothels, massage parlours, or a property in your neighbourhood. In Lancashire, partners are committed to rooting out those.. read more →

16 Nov 2017
November 16, 2017

Financial Abuse Survey

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The Local Safeguarding Adults Boards across Lancashire have been made aware of the increase in financial abuse, particularly of those who are vulnerable or those who are most at risk as they are unable to protect themselves. We know financial abuse can have a devastating impact on victims, many of whom may not be aware they.. read more →

07 Nov 2017
November 7, 2017

Blackburn with Darwen Advocacy Leaflet

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Blackburn with Darwen Advocacy Hub is an independent service that can support you to access health and social care services by ensuring your voice is heard and understand your rights. For more information, please click on the link below to download the leaflet: Blackburn with Darwen Advocacy Leaflet     read more →

18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017

MCA: Easy Read Guide

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To view the easy read guide to the 2005 Mental Capacity Act, please click on the link below: MCA Easy Read Guide read more →

Please find below a short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with ACEs have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted. Adverse.. read more →

15 Mar 2017
March 15, 2017

What is Adult Abuse?

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Please find below a link to a leaflet explaining in an easy read version ‘what is adult abuse’. It is important to remember that abuse can happen to anyone, it doesn’t matter how old you are, whether you are a man or a woman, or where you live. the below document gives you more information.. read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

The MEAM Approach Video

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Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) delivers coordinated services for people with multiple needs. The below link takes you to the MEAM website which contains an 8 minute video and features participants from the Blackburn with Darwen team: The MEAM Approach read more →

11 Jan 2017
January 11, 2017

Adult Safeguarding Leaflet

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The LSAB, in conjunction with One Voice have created an Adult Safeguarding Leaflet, which can be downloaded below. Adult Safeguarding is part of the Baiter Sehat project, run by One Voice in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. To view and download the leaflet, please click on the following link: Protecting Adults from Abuse.. read more →

05 Jan 2017
January 5, 2017

Safeguarding Snapshot: Online Safety

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Online safety is fundamentally safeguarding where technology is involved. Children and young people spend a lot of time online – it can be a great way to explore, socialise and have fun. However, the online risks facing our children and young people do not conform to geographical boundaries and requires a collective approach across all.. read more →