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Norfolk Safeguarding Adult Board Update

This update is provided by James Kearns, the Chief Executive of The BUILD Charity, who was appointed to the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board to provide a perspective to the Board from a voluntary sector provider of services to vulnerable adults. 
These notes highlight the key points from a recent meeting of the Board, to share information to colleagues. It is not a policy statement from the Board.

Planning for your events - Things to consider

As Autumn draws in, we know that many of you start to hold more events.  It is a good time to take stock and make sure you are complying with the law and safeguarding your organisation and service users. 

Charity Trustees, Senior Managers and Automatic Disqualification Rules

Automatic disqualification rules with greater restrictions on who can be charity Trustees and Senior Managers came into effect in August.  

Norfolk’s Safeguarding Adults Board Strategic Plan

The Norfolk’s Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) have published their Strategic Plan for 2018-21 and its supporting Business Plan for 2018-19.

Charity Trustees, Senior Managers and Automatic Disqualification Rules

Automatic disqualification rules with greater restrictions on who can be a charity Trustee and Senior Managers will come into effect on Weds 1st August, those who will be affected by these changes can apply for a waiver from Thurs 1st February. 

#VillageHallsWeek Resource: Insurance - Just what does your village hall need?

Village Hall Week runs from 22nd to 25th January.  To support and celebrate our village halls we will be sharing an article every day during this week.

#VillageHallsWeek Resource: Hiring out your village hall

Village Hall Week runs from 22nd to 25th January.  To support and celebrate our village halls we will be sharing an article every day during this week.

Resources: Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board's Website

New items have been added to the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board website. 

Information and resources during Trustees' Week

Trustees’ Week takes place on 12th – 16th November and celebrates the good leadership that makes charities strong. 

Where do you access safeguarding training? Help the Strategic Workforce Development Group

The Strategic Workforce Development Group (SWFD) is a county-wide sub-group for both the Norfolk Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB) and the Norfolk Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership. It is chaired independently by Natasha Rennolds and the Voluntary and Community Sector is represented by Cindee Crehan and Sharon Matthews. 

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