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On this page you will find a range of resources, tools, guides, leaflets and poster which aim to provide you with additional information on different aspects of safeguarding to assist professionals and ensure their practice is effective.

There are also links to other organisations who are members of the Safeguarding Adults Board.

Detailed guidance on the statutory requirements of the Care Act for different agencies  sets out the responsibilities of different organisations, as defined by the Care Act 2014.

Guidance Materials

The Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board has published guidance materials for members of the public, to provide information on types of risk for adults with care and support needs

Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SAR)

Section 42 Enquiries

Are you being provided good care at home that keeps you safe?


Domestic Abuse

Keeping you safe at home and in your community leaflet (PDF)

Keeping you safe at home and in the community (postcard)

Keeping you safe at home and in the community (credit card)

Keeping you safe at home and in the community – Easy Read


Financial Abuse

Making Decision

Next of Kin (tri-fold leaflet)

Next of Kin Bournemouth University


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Modern Slavery

Keeping you safe from abuse – A5 booklet

Surrey Police Hate Crime – Easy Read

The Home Office has release new Safeguarding is everyone’s business leaflets

Easy Read Leaflets

What is Abuse? 

Understanding what is abuse, where abuse can happen and different types of abuse.

Reporting Abuse

Speaking up to abuse, who to talk to and how to report abuse.

Section 42 Enquiries

What happens when you report abuse, what is a Section 42 and understanding what happens when an enquiry is over.

Domestic Abuse

Understanding domestic abuse, examples and who to tell.

Financial Abuse

Understanding financial abuse, examples, signs and who to tell.

Modern Slavery

Understanding modern slavery, human rights law and different types.


Understanding neglect, examples and signs of being neglected.


What are scams? The effects of being scammed and how to protect yourself.


Keeping you safe at home and in your community poster available in English PDF and translated into Mandarin PDF, Urdu PDFPunjabi PDF and Nepalese PDF.

SSAB Webinars:

Learning Webinars; Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board (

SSAB Newsletter:

The Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB) publish a newsletter on a quarterly basis.

Each newsletter is published following the each board meeting, this will enable the SSAB to include information from the most recent SSAB meeting.  Board meetings taking place in June, September, December and March of each year.

If you would like to receive a copy of the newsletter into your inbox please contact and we will add you to our distribution list.

Latest newsletter

The Autumn 2023/24 newsletter provides information on:

  • SSAB Conference – Wednesday 22 November 2023
  • Safeguarding Adults Week 20-26 November 2023
  • Whats new on the SSAB Website
  • Are You Attending the Right Training Course?
  • Training Courses available
  • SSAB Webinar Series

The Autumn 2023/24 newsletter can be downloaded: Autumn 2023/24

Previous newsletters

Due to a change in our newsletter  provider, all previous newsletters publish by our previous system are no longer available.

Please click here to access newsletters from the Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership



Learning Library:

The Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB) has created a learning library to contain resources for professionals, by professionals.

The SSAB is interested to know who uses these resources and from what agency you are from. If you find these useful or you think something is missing that would be a beneficial to others  please contact us at

We do ask that anyone using any of the items  in our learning library, to please check that all the information/ links are correct before using for any training/ sharing wider.

National Safeguarding Week


The Safeguarding Adults Board is now preparing for Safeguarding Adults week which starts on Monday 20th November. The SSAB is supporting this with its own resources as well as resources from the Ann Craft Trust.

We would welcome your help as a Board member to support us in promoting the week to raise awareness of Safeguarding Adults across Surrey.

We are also planning to arrange stalls across various locations within Surrey, it would be much appreciated if a nominated representative from your organisation could help with preparing and manning the stalls. Locations of stalls will be finalised nearer the time, however if you do know of any – please let us know as soon as possible.

In helping us to arrange and prepare for the week, we would also appreciate if you could let us know if you require merchandise and resources (Leaflets, pens, and other miscellaneous products) which the board can purchase in advance.

The themes for the days are:

  • Monday – Mental Capacity Act
  • Tuesday – Role of the carers (Learning from SARs), Power of Attorneys
  • Wednesday – SSAB Safeguarding Conference
  • Thursday – Trauma informed/Vicarious Trauma
  • Friday – Domestic Abuse/Scams

Request of board members:

  • Assistance with manning stalls.
  • Resources and Merchandise required.
  • Any other information to relay during the week.

If anyone else has any thoughts/ suggestions, please just let us know as we welcome your support for the week.

Please let us know by Monday 31st July otherwise we may be unable to accommodate your requests nearer to Safeguarding Adults week.



National Safeguarding Week 2022 took place from Monday 21-Sunday 27 November . The topics for the week were:

  • Monday Exploitation and county lines
  • Tuesday – Self-neglect
  • Wednesday – Creating Safer Organisational Cultures
  • Thursday – Elder Abuse
  • Friday – Domestic Abuse in Tech-Society
  • Saturday & Sunday – Safeguarding in Everyday Life

What we did in 2022

National Safeguarding Week 2022

Suggested Tweets and social media resources
Safeguarding Adults Week ideas checklist
Safeguarding Crossword

Follow us on Twitter @SurreySAB where we will be tweeting daily with both local and national organisations tweets as well retweeting other twitter threads.

Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board Resources:


Useful links:

Surrey Police

Trading Standards

Surrey Fire & Rescue Services –  Practical Tips to Keep you Safe