Adult Safeguarding Training

Training for 2020 is detailed in the leaflet below:

Latest 2020 PSAB Training Event Leaflet

The Safer Portsmouth Partnership offers free domestic abuse training for practitioners.

A list of e-learning opportunities is available here:

PSAB e-learning

A free screening of the acclaimed film Resilience was held on 7th October 2019. Click here for more information about the film.

NEW! A podcast on the Multi-Agency Risk Management Framework is available here.


Vulnerable Dependent Drinkers project webinars:

12th November 2pm – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Mental Capacity – Dr Raja Mukherjee

19th November 1pm – Lessons from Safeguarding Adult Reviews – Professor Michael Preston-Shoot

26th November 2pm – Alcohol, Neurobiology &  Mental Capacity – Dr. Stefania Bonaccorso

9th December 10am – Alcohol Related Brain Damage and Mental Capacity – Professor Ken Wilson


Coronavirus Training Update

Please note that due to the Coronavirus all face-to-face training provided by PSAB and Portsmouth City Council has been cancelled. Safeguarding awareness e-learning is available via Portsmouth Learning Gateway which can be accessed by a range of partners. See the e-learning list above for details.

Free Coronavirus (Covid-19) e-learning is available:

This can be accessed via computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone and covers:

  1. What is coronavirus?
  2. Sign and symptoms
  3. How it is spread
  4. Protecting yourself and others
  5. What to do if you or someone you know has symptoms
  6. What to do if you think someone had been exposed
  7. Testing and self-isolation
  8. Waste disposal and laundry
  9. General advice for safety
  10. Care Quality Commission Guidance (residential, supported living, homecare)
  11. Facts not fake news

Resources for Coronavirus volunteers

See our animated video on Youtube for an introduction to safeguarding adults here

Video for Coronavirus volunteers produced by Waltham Forest here

One Minute Guide to Safeguarding (Children and Adults) – NHS leaflet

One Minute Guide to Safeguarding for Coronavirus Volunteers (Children and Adults)

Information from Ann Craft Trust on What do Volunteers Need to Know to Keep Themselves and Others Safe?

Adult and Child Safeguarding Training presentation