Safeguarding Adults

This website includes information on safeguarding adults at risk from abuse, and the work of East Riding’s Safeguarding Adults Board (ERSAB). Our aim is to help everyone to understand the part they play in protecting adults and ensuring even the most vulnerable are kept safe and well. If you report a concern you will be listened to, supported and involved every step of the way.

About ERSAB
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In Focus

Latest updates

Training calendar May to July

Training calendar May to July 2024 now available.

For further details and to book go the Training page.

Thu 14 Mar

Modern Slavery Update – March 2024

In December ERSAB participated in a proactive Policing event to set a number of themes for action for the upcoming year. Through discussion the group settled on four areas of focus - Sexual exploitation, Juvenile labour, Care homes, and Domestic servitude.

Further details

Tue 13 Feb

Safeguarding Adults Feedback Survey

As part of our ongoing engagement with Adults the Safeguarding Adults Team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council and The Safeguarding Adults Board have created a Safeguarding Adults Feedback Survey which is aimed at adults (and/or their representative) who have received support from an organisation who is a partner of East Riding Safeguarding Adults Board.

Further details

Tue 13 Feb

ERSAB Cascade Trainer 23rd & 24th April 2024 Market Weighton Business Centre

Free Two-day train the trainer course. The course aims to equip delegates with the skills, knowledge, and training tools to deliver ERSAB Level 1 Recognising Adult Abuse Training, as an ERSAB Cascade Trainer within their own agency.

Further details

Fri 02 Feb

Domestic Violence & Abuse Partnership (DVAP) Resources

The Domestic Violence and Abuse Partnership is a confidential service supporting victims of domestic abuse and providing services dedicated to preventing domestic abuse.

If you want information or advice, or just to talk to someone in a confidential setting please contact DVAP (01482) 396368.

The resources provide further information about the types of services available. Visit the page and scroll down to the resources:

Click for DVAP Resources then scroll down the page

ERSAB has a new 2022-25 ERSAB Strategy

A new three-year safeguarding strategy for 2022-25 is now in place which covers the whole of the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The new 2022-25 strategy is available to download below:

East Riding Safeguarding Adults Board Strategy 2022-25

What is abuse or neglect?

There are many different forms of abuse and they all result in behaviour towards a person that deliberately or intentionally cause harm, physically or emotionally.

More about forms of abuse

Reporting abuse or neglect

Safeguarding adults training courses

Search our calendar of multi-level certified courses available to all care sector staff and volunteers. We are currently delivering a range of virtual trainer-lead online safeguarding training courses and resources in line with COVID restrictions

View training courses

Latest news

March 14, 2024
The ERSAB training calendar May to July 2024 is now available. For further details go the Training page .
March 01, 2024
Local Focus In December ERSAB participated in a proactive Policing event to set a number of themes for action for the upcoming year. Through discussion the group settled on four areas of focus:...
February 13, 2024
As part of our ongoing engagement with Adults the Safeguarding Adults Team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council and The Safeguarding Adults Board have created a Safeguarding Adults Feedback Survey...
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