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The ‘Say NO to Abuse’ Safeguarding Adults Conference



Barnet’s annual Safeguarding Month gets underway at the beginning of November and runs throughout the month. The Barnet Safeguarding Adults Service User Forum is hosting a conference as part of Safeguarding month on Tuesday 22nd November, 10:00-13:30 at the Greek Cypriot Centre, Brittania Road, North Finchley N12 9RU.  Lunch will be provided and there will be an opportunity to meet members of the Safeguarding Adults Board who will have stalls on the day.

It is a service user focussed conference where people will be able to find out more information, ask questions and meet staff from the police, health and social care. 

You can take part in two of the following workshops:

1.Disability Hate Crime

What is disability hate crime and how you can report it, learn about the new reporting sites that have been set up across the borough.

2.Scams and burglary

Find out more about how to protect yourself and your home against scams, fraud and burglary.

3.Financial abuse

Find out more about financial abuse and how to protect your finances.  What is a Power of Attorney and the role of the Court of Protection.

4.Quality of care

Join a discussion group about what good care looks like and what we want from carers and what to do when things go wrong.

If you would like to attend the conference please let Emma Coles know: emma.coles@barnet.gov.uk or on 020 8359 5741 by 15th November with your choice of the two workshops you would like to participate in.