Safeguarding Adults Week

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 takes place from Monday 20 to Friday 24 November 2023. It is a time for organisations to come together to raise awareness of important safeguarding issues.

The aim is to enable more organisations and individuals to feel confident in recognising signs of abuse and neglect and recording and reporting safeguarding concerns.

Themes for 2023

The themes for Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 are:

  • Monday 20 November – What is my role in Safeguarding?
  • Tuesday 21 November– Let’s Start Talking - Taking The Lead on Safeguarding in Your Organisation
  • Wednesday 22 November – Who Cares For The Carers? Secondary and Vicarious Trauma
  • Thursday 23 November – Adopting a Trauma Informed approach to Safeguarding Adults
  • Friday 24 November – Listen, Learn, Lead – Co-Production With Experts by Experience

Key documents from current and previous events


Safeguarding Adults Who Have Mental Health Needs