The Let’s Plan Ahead (LPA) Campaign is a multi-agency initiative which aims to raise awareness and drive the uptake of Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare, hosted on the HSAB website on new, dedicated webpages found here: https://www.hampshiresab.org.uk/lasting-power-of-attorney/
These pages are intended to provide a range of resources to support both the public and professionals to understand the legal arrangements around making a Lasting Power of Attorney, and to share this information with their family members, within staff teams and within the wider community. There are specific resources related to making a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare as the uptake of these is low nationally and every adult should consider having this in place regardless of their age. The resources include short films and information documents which can be downloaded and printed.
We encourage all residents of Hampshire to visit the site and consider making a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare. Once you have these arrangements in place you can rest assured that somebody you know and trust, who knows your wishes, will be able to make decisions in your best interests.
As an important element of their COVID-19 pandemic response, Stop Domestic Abuse will continue to extend the opening hours of the Hampshire Domestic Abuse Service Advice Line until 31 March 2020. Details of the services available are as follows:
Stop Domestic Abuse
COVID-19 Service Delivery until 31 March 2021
Hampshire Domestic Abuse Service
Secure email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 033 0016 5112
Advice Line opening hours:
For victims, perpetrators and their family/friends and professionals
9.30am-8.00pm Monday –Friday.
Refuges can be accessed 24 hrs by calling 033 0016 5112 and following the answerphone instructions.
Portsmouth Integrated Domestic Abuse Refuge and Outreach Service
Secure email: email@example.com
Telephone: 02392 065494
Opening hours: 9:00am – 9.00pm Monday-Friday
Weekends and bank holidays 10:00am-6.00pm
Please see the following link for updated domestic abuse training opportunities from the Hampshire Domestic Abuse Partnership , many of which are free:
New courses are constantly being added and the web page updated, so please check back frequently for the most up to date information.
Please click on the picture below to see the newly published leaflet from the OPCC detailing the current service arrangements and relevant contacts for Adolescent to Parent Violence (APV) interventions across Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.
The City of London Police have published a fraud alert.
Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitment scam that has already claimed 35 victims with losses totalling over £51,000. All of the victims have so far been from London.
See more information about the scams and what to do by clicking on the document below.