2022 Conference – Making Safeguarding Personal


The Safeguarding Partnership Board are delighted to announce that we will be holding our annual conference on 13th September 2022 at the Radisson Hotel. The theme of the conference is:

Safeguarding Adults – Let’s Make It Personal!

09:00 – 09:30 – Registration by SPB Team  

09:30 – 09:45 – Welcome – Sarah Elliott 

09:45 – 10:45 – Key Speaker – Adi Cooper OBE 

10:45 – 11:15 – Refreshment break 

11:15 – 12:15 – Key Speaker – Deborah Barnett 

12:15 – 13:15 Networking lunch  

13:15 – 13:50 – Seminar A / B / C / D 

14:05 – 14:40– Seminar A / B / C / D 

14:40 – 15:00– Comfort break 

15:00– 15:45 – Panel Q&A  

15:45 – 1600 – Closing remarks 

16:00 – Close 

Seminars 

A – Self-Neglect in Jersey – Deborah Barnett and Michelle Humphries-Foott  

B – Advocacy – Patricia Winchester  

C – Human Rights – Toby Farlan and Nina Greentree 

D – Citizens Rights Project in Jersey – Robyn Holt and Lennox Johnson 

Dr Adi Cooper OBE is the Independent Chair of two Safeguarding Adults Boards in London and the Care and Health Improvement Adviser for London for the Local Government Association and Association of Directors of Adults Social Services, also leading nationally on safeguarding adults. She is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Bedfordshire and Trustee of Social Work England. She works as an independent safeguarding consultant. Working in Adult Social Care for 30 years, she was Director of Adult Social Services, Housing and Health for nine years.

Deborah Barnett is a published author of articles and books relating to safeguarding adults and self-neglect. Recent books include: Self-Neglect and Hoarding: A Guide to Safeguarding and Support and The Straightforward Guide to Safeguarding Adults: From Getting the Basics Right to Applying the Care Act and Criminal Investigations Deborah is an independent chair and author of Safeguarding Adult Reviews and Domestic Homicide Reviews and provides Safeguarding Adults Boards with consultancy services. Deborah is qualified to act as an expert practitioner in equality and diversity for court purposes, qualified as a social worker, teacher and manager and has also worked as a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment (MARAC) Chair employed by Derbyshire Constabulary.