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 Financial Scams Awareness Month.

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.

Derbyshire Deaf and Sensory Team events

The Derbyshire Deaf and Sensory Team are inviting people with a hearing loss, or who are deaf, to their monthly meet and greet events where they will be able to meet new people and receive information from Derbyshire County Council and other agencies about support and equipment. Free refreshments will be available.

The events are held at Heanor Town Hall, Market Place, Heanor, DE75 7AA from 2pm to 3:30pm on 9 May 2019 and 13 June 2019. Further dates are to be confirmed.

For more details, contact Tracie Bonnici - email: tracie.bonnici@derbyshire.gov.uk, or tel: 01629 537171.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019

The DSAB supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which is marked each year on 15 June. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of adult abuse, how to recognise the signs and how to report it.

Following our successful event in 2018 on the market place in Chesterfield, the DSAB and its partner agencies will be holding a similar public event on 18 June 2019 on the Market Place, Buxton Derbyshire, SK17 6ES from 10am to 3pm.

The P3 Charity has kindly donated their ‘bus’ for the day, which will provide a focal point for the event - so look out for it on the Market Place in Buxton.

Members of the public will be able to talk to professionals from a range of organisations and agencies about the advice and support there is available in Derbyshire for older people. We will have leaflets, resources, information and signposting for services – there will even be free chats and refreshments on offer!

We want people to know the support that is available to them, and that ‘There’s No Excuse For Elder Abuse’.

We would like as many people to know about the event, so please help us spread the word by letting clients and colleagues know.

Attached to this page is a poster that can be printed and displayed in appropriate places.

Show your support by wearing something purple.

Date: 18 June 2019

Time: 10am to 3pm

Venue: Market Place, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6ES

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