Events

Awareness days and events calendar

The Derbyshire Safeguarding Adults Board (DSAB) supports a number of awareness events each year, particularly World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June, and the annual Scams Awareness campaign.

For your own inspiration we have put together a calendar of awareness events for 2019, which is attached to this page. You may wish to use the calendar to promote your message, events and activities. The majority of events on the calendar have links to websites for further information. The dates highlighted in green may be of particular interest for those who want to raise awareness about financial abuse and scams.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019

Our DSAB event for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day took place on 18 June 2019 at Buxton market with a focus on supporting and providing advice and support to older people.

The event was a huge success with representatives in attendance from Derbyshire Police, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Derbyshire Community Health Services, Adult Care, Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire, Lloyds TSB, Scamwatch, Trading Standards, P3 charity, Derby diocese, University Hospitals Derby and Burton and Age UK.

We spoke to members of the public about a variety of subjects including financial scams, fire safety, hoarding, Herbert Protocol, dementia, social isolation, mental health and voluntary sector support.

Thanks to everyone who supported and visited us on the day.

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