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Read the 'Kamil Ahmad and Mr X' SAR published here

Welcome to the Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board website

Use this website to find out more about how organisations across Bristol work together to safeguard adults with care and support needs.

Report a concern

If you are worried that an adult in Bristol is being abused or neglected visit our ‘Report a concern’ page for more information . If there is an emergency call 999 straight away.

Safeguarding Film Tenders

Do you know a great video design company that can help us raise awareness of specific safeguarding needs? We're asking for film tenders.

Publication of Kamil Ahmad and Mr X SAR

The BSAB has published a Safeguarding Adult Review into the murder of Kamil Ahmad by Mr X in 2016.

Stop Adult Abuse Week 2018

Support Stop Adult Abuse Week - this year we're focusing on 'Mate Crime', which is a theme of the BSAB Annual Conference on 12th June.


Recent Publications

  • Kamil Ahmad and Mr X, June 2018

    Kamil was a Kurdish asylum seeker who was murdered in 2016 by Mr X, a white British male, whilst both were residents in the same supported living accommodation for individuals with mental health needs. Mr X was convicted of murder in 2017 and is now serving a life sentence.

  • Christopher Safeguarding Adult Review

    Christopher was a young man with complex health issues and severe learning disabilities. He was admitted to hospital after becoming ill and losing significant weight as a result of refusing food and medication in his supported living provider’s care.

  • 'Mate Crime' Thematic Review

    Thematic Review examining the prevalence of Mate Crime, using 'Derrick' as a case study.


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