This section details the latest campaigns led by the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board, along with our partners' campaigns which we are proud to support.

NSAB campaigns

We are proud to share our latest campaigns with you.

​Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board is raising awareness of how to report a safeguarding adults concern. Please support #ReportIt by sharing and printing the leaflets, posters and social media messaging to your Northamptonshire networks.

Safeguarding Poster and Leaflet 

This poster and leaflet are designed to be printed and shared to help raise awareness that safeguarding is everyone's busines and inform people how they can report a concern. The content contained within the posters is available on the report a concern page of our website. You may want to resize the poster to suit your needs.

Social Media Graphics

These images are designed to be shared via your Northamptonshire Networks. Be social and support #ReportIt to help raise awareness of safeguarding adults. Remember, safeguarding is everyone's business.

We have put together some suggested wording to go with the images. Please share and direct people to the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board website:

  • Today I helped fight abuse in Northamptonshire by sharing this message. Will you? #ReportIt
  • Today our company supported the fight against abuse by downloading and printing posters to hang in our staff room/toilets/information point #ReportIt

What the images say

If you suspect someone is at risk of harm or abuse, report it.

Find out how to report a concern

​We have launched this survey to find out people's understanding of safeguarding and whether people know how to raise a concern if someone they know is at risk of harm and abuse.

The short survey is anonymous and no one will be identified by their answers - participation is voluntary.

The results of the survey will help inform the Communication and Engagement Strategy and evidence community awareness regarding adult abuse and how to respond.

​Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board have launched the Tricky Friends Animation* with the aim to help vulnerable adults understand what good friendships are and when they might be harmful.

It is important that adults with learning disabilities and autism, those who have cognitive difficulties, or young adults, have positive opportunities to make and maintain friendships.

The animation shows what good friendships should like like to vulnerable adults who may be less able to recognise the intentions of others and can be used as a tool to start conversations as to what good friendships look like, and keep vulnerable adults safe whilst enjoying friendships.

The video is less than 4 minutes long, and can be accessed via YouTube. A signed version is also available.

*with special thanks to Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board for allowing Northants SAB to adapt.

Watch the animation
Following the success of the countywide #ReportIt Campaign, Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board have translated the posters into some popular languages to be shared with communities and networks. 

Please print and share these posters with your colleagues and networks. 

The posters are designed to be printed and shared to help raise awareness that safeguarding is everyone's busines and inform people how they can report a concern. The content contained within the posters is available on the report a concern page of our website. You may want to resize the poster to suit your needs.

Translations in Lithuanian and Romanian are currently in development and will be uploaded to the website as soon as they are available.

Our partners' campaigns

Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board are proud to be supporting our partners' campaigns.

A short film called Take a Closer Look has been launched by the Northamptonshire Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and Northamptonshire Police, to raise awareness of modern slavery and exploitation.

The film depicts a scenario following a road traffic collision which highlights signs of modern slavery that aren't immediately obvious. It invites viewers to 'take a closer look' whereby signs of exploitation become apparent.

If you have any concerns that you or somebody you know is a victim of modern slavery, report them to Northamptonshire Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency​. You can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit the Crimestoppers website, to give information 100% anonymously about modern slavery or any other crime.

Watch the Take a Closer Look film

​Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire have launched a podcast all about Safeguarding.

The podcast is great for staff, volunteers, trustees as an introduction or reminder that Safeguarding is everybody's business.

NSAB Independent Scrutineer and the Safeguarding Team Manager in North Northants Council were invited to talk on the podcast so please listen out for their features across the series.

Listen to the podcast

In partnership with Northamptonshire Police, Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board have relaunched the Herbert Protocol.

People caring for someone living with dementia are encouraged to use this initiative to help keep people with dementia safe and found.

The Herbert Protocol enables carers and families of people living with dementia to log key information about them on a form including their description, a current photograph, medical information, favourite locations and more.

Stored securely where the person lives, the form can be handed straight to the police if they are reported missing, providing immediate, detailed insight into their life and habits, helping direct search efforts so they can be found as quickly as possible.

Northamptonshire Police have also developed a tutorial video explaining how the Herbert Protocol should be used.

For more information please visit the Northamptonshire Police website.

Download the Herbert Protocol here.

 Watch the tutorial video here