Swindon Borough Council


Please click here for current Safeguarding Adults Staff Guide.

Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness Courses for Swindon Establishments


This is a free course for all staff in the Swindon Borough Council area who work with or may come into contact with adults at risk and need to be aware of how to make an alert when there is a concern that an adult has been abused or neglected or is at risk of it.

The 2016 dates for the above training are all being held in Swindon.









Tuesday 19th July

Tuesday 16th August

Thursday 22nd September

Tuesday 11th October

Tuesday 22nd November

Thursday 15th December

Places must be booked in advance as unfortunately attendees are not registered may be turned away.


Please contact the Learning & Development Team via email or telephone to reserve your place; contact details are below:


Learning & Development contact details are: Tel no. 01793 464980 or e-mail Learninganddevelopment@swindon.gov.uk


please note due to the Care Act coming into force on the 1st April 2015 The Wiltshire & Swindon no secrets document is no longer available; this is currently being updated in line with the Act and this website will be updated when this becomes available. However, if you work or live in the Swindon area and would like to speak or report something to Adult safeguarding please contact one of the telephone numbers below:

During  office hours:
Monday – Friday, 9am  – 5pm

0800  085 6666

Police Safeguarding Adult  Investigation Team
01380 826350

Out-of-hours service
including weekends and bank holidays:
Emergency Duty Service
5pm – 9am
01793 436699 police-out-of-hours
non-emergency 101
or emergency  999