Coronavirus - where to find information

Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Board will use this page to keep you upto date and provide links to information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit for more information.

Please be aware there are a number of scams in circulation locally so visit the Trading Standards page on Cumbria County Council's website for further information.  Please only use and share official and trusted information and guidance from, Public Health England, the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS and local agencies including councils and Police. Further support can be found here

Our partners are working together in Cumbria to support local communities, and particularly vulnerable and isolated people, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Further information can be found here

Further Adult Safeguarding Resources

CSAB have a number of resources which you may find useful to share, print or display;

SCIE COVID-19 advice for social carethis external link will open in a new window - Advice for councils and care providers as the Government works to delay the spread of COVID-19. Residential care, supported living and home care guidance.

If you would like to find out more about safeguarding and what Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Board do please view our short video.

ADASS & LGA COVID-19 and Safeguarding Adults FAQsthis external link will open in a new window - Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the Local Government Association (LGA) have published a COVID-19 and Safeguarding Adults Frequency Asked Questions.  The document is grouped under three headings: overarching issues; issues for Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs); and safeguarding issues regarding specific areas of abuse or neglect. It is aimed at a wide range of people involved in safeguarding adults including local government officers and members as well as partners of SABs.

Please click on the video link below to view a quick 5 minute briefing on 'Safeguarding is about protecting people from abuse, neglect and exploitation'

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