Tag Archives: Adults Services

Look after your neighbour and your community as COVID-19 cases increase

There has been an outpouring of public support and care for each other across Somerset communities as COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to increase across the UK. Somerset County Council is delighted to see so many rally around and offer their support to those in communities self-isolating, the elderly or those in identified ‘at risk’ groups such […]

Pledge your support to safeguard vulnerable adults

People in Somerset are being asked to pledge their support to ending the abuse of vulnerable adults in the county. The Somerset Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB), a partnership of agencies which works together to prevent abuse and neglect, is urging local residents to support their efforts in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on […]

New campaign to protect vulnerable adults from harm

A new campaign called “Thinking it? Report it” has been launched in Somerset this month urging people to make contact if they think someone is being harmed. The campaign has been launched with support from Somerset’s Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB), a group of agencies including Somerset County Council, the police, the NHS and others, who […]

Free advertising on Somerset Choices

Care and support providers and local groups across the county are urged to add themselves to a new website called Somerset Choices. Somerset Choices, which is set to launch later this month, will transform the way people find local care and support services. The site will not only provide a wealth of useful information and […]