14 Aug 2017
August 14, 2017

Financial Abuse Resources

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Please find below a link to the Scamwise document guide, which covers topics such as ‘avoiding and spotting scams’, ‘security dos and don’ts’, ‘who is targeted by scammers’, ‘types of scam’, and what to do if you’ve been scammed or you think someone else has been scammed. Scamwise guide Please also find below a link.. 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 →

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.  .. 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 →

13 Mar 2017
March 13, 2017

The Law Commission – MCA and DoLS

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Please find below the Law Commission report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and the shorter summary released 13/03/2017. Mental_Capacity_Report_Summary The Law Commission – MCA and DoLS   read more →

The South West Grid for Learning (who are a lead partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre) have produced a short article for parents on managing their children’s screen time – technology rather than TV. It is written from both a parent and professional perspective. Click on the link below to access the article: Parenting.. 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 →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

CSE Guidance February 2017

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Please find below a link to the new Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Guidance from February 2017. This includes definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation. CSE Guidance 2017 read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

Disrespect Nobody Campaign

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The Home Office launched its ‘Disrespect NoBody’ Campaign last week (this runs until the end of March) aimed at preventing young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. The advertising will be seen during Hollyoakes, the Brit Awards, Big Bang Theory, Spotify, and.. read more →