GSAB Roadshows 2021

Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board Roadshows 2021

This year's roadshow will inevitably be a bit different to usual, but this gives us the opportunity to bring the roadshow directly to your office, home, garden shed or anywhere with internet access!

We will be providing a week of morning events from Monday 12th to Friday 16th April, via MS Teams, shining a light on safeguarding during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will have a particular focus on the Voluntary and Community Sectors contribution to keeping people safe during this challenging time. Each day will focus on a specific theme, the details of the sessions are below, with separate booking for each day - this will allow you to pick and choose the sessions most suitable to you.

Anyone is welcome and we hope that by providing the sessions in this format we will enable more people to attend than ever before.


Monday 12th April – Financial Abuse

Presenters: GEM Project, AGE UK Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire Police

Discussion: What elements of Financial Abuse have come to light during the COVID Pandemic and what do we need to build into the future Safeguarding Strategy to combat this?


Tuesday 13th April – Domestic Abuse

Presenters: Holly Gazzrd Trust, GDASS, Gloucestershire Police

Discussion: What has been the impact on levels of domestic abuse during COVID and what can we include in a future strategy to support future provision?


Wednesday 14th April – Substance Misuse

Presenters: Young Gloucestershire, Nelson Trust, Change Grow Live.

Discussion: What has been the changing nature of substance misuse over the last year and what are the immediate and longer term consequences?


Thursday 15th April – Mental Health

Presenters: Gloucestershire Counselling Service, InfoBuzz, TIC+

Discussion: What has the impact on mental health been during COVID and what do we need in Gloucestershire to continue to support people?


Friday 16th April – Disability

Presenters: Barnwood Trust, Inclusion Gloucestershire, Forest Sensory Services, Gloucestershire Deaf Association.

Discussion: What has been the impact of COVID on people with a disability; has this been disproportionate and how can safeguarding strategy better support people with disabilities?

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