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Our "Learning Zone" is a dedicated area for organisations and practitioners designed to enhance best practice for training and ensure staff access training relevant to their role in safeguarding adults at risk of abuse or neglect.

2024 Training+

Hate Crime Sessions

  • 12th March – Ainsdale Learning Centre 9am to 1pm
  • 21st May –  MS Teams 1pm to 3pm
  • 9th July – Ainsdale Learning Centre 9am to 1pm
  • 17th September – MS Teams 1pm to 3pm
  • 5th November – Ainsdale Learning Centre 9am to 1pm

Email: SSAB@Sefton.gov.uk to book your place.

Upcoming dates



7 Minute Briefings +


PDF icon*NEW*Pressure ulcers: how to safeguard adults - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

PDF iconThe Care Act 2014 and unpaid carers: A handy summary | Local Government Association

PDF iconTen top tips when working with adults who hoard - Community Care

PDF icon Psychology & Hoarding - A Multidimensional Approach - Clouds End CIC

PDF icon NHS England Safeguarding Adults Pocket Guide

PDF icon Sefton Council - Co-production Guide

PDF icon MAPPA Categories July 2023

PDF icon Coercive Control | from Research in Practice for Adults and Womens' Aid (ripfa.org.uk) - This website is for social workers and other health and social care practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills in working with situations of coercive control.

PDF icon Unseen County Lines Exploitation – guide for parents, carers & practitioners - This guide from “Unseen” aims to help parents and carers spot County Lines exploitation and know how to get help.

PDF icon Working definition of trauma-informed practice

PDF icon Revisiting Safeguarding Practice

PDF icon Sefton SAPB - Professional Curiosity Guidance 

PDF icon Newcastle SAB Cultural Competence Guidance 

PDF icon Community Care - Guide to Identifying Coercive and Controlling Behaviour

PDF icon Community Care - Hoarding and self-neglect - What Professionals need to know

PDF icon Community Care - Mate Crime - What Professionals need to know

PDF icon Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews: April 2017 - March 2019

PDF iconSefton CVS Safeguarding Toolkit for Organisations -Sefton CVS seeks to support VCFSE organisations to deliver safeguarding safely and effectively. The following materials have been drawn together to assist organisations with Safeguarding policies, procedures and practices.

PDF icon Home - Skills for Care (External link)- Skills for Care is the strategic workforce development and planning body for Adult Social Care in England. We work with employers, Government and partners to ensure social care has the right people, skills and support required to deliver the highest quality care and support now and in the future.

PDF icon Home page - NDTi (External link)- National Development Team for Inclusion is a social change organisation working to enable people at risk of exclusion, due to age or disability, to live the life they choose. Through their change and development work, research and evaluation and best practice examples, we inspire and support policymakers, services and communities to make change happen - change that leads to better lives

Campaign and Awareness Raising+

Campaign & Awareness Raising Calendar 24/25 Please note that the calendar will be added to and updated throughout the year

National Competency Framework+


RECORDING - Webinar: Learning from the Whorlton Hall Safeguarding Adult Review (scie.org.uk)



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