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2019 Awareness Survey

During November and December 2019 Action on ACEs Gloucestershire ran a second awareness  survey of professionals and organisations in the county to get a snapshot of current awareness levels of ACEs and to see what work is already underway. In summary: 205 respondents...

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Tribute to Cllr Roger Wilson

Cllr Roger Wilson sadly passed away in December. As Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board, Roger initiated our work to build resilient communities acting on ACEs. He was inspired by the pioneering work in the United States to understand the lifelong impact ACEs can...

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New ACEs Panel Chair

As we settle into 2020, we welcome Paul Stephenson, our new Panel Chair. Paul was the community subgroup lead for the ACEs Panel and has been responsible for leading on the objective of 'working in partnership with communities and organisations to build resilience...

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16 days of action

Each year Gloucestershire participates in the international 16 days of action against gender-based violence. Starting on the 25th November (International day for the elimination of violence against women) and ending on 10th December (Human rights day). For 2019,  the...

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ACEs in action strategy update

Work across the county is progressing at pace and we continue to be surprised by the changes individuals and organisations are making. It’s a year since we launched it at our inaugural conference, and we are constantly surprised by how the movement has grown here in...

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Spotlight on – Domestic Abuse

As we prepare for November's 16 days of action campaign, we shine the spotlight on Domestic Abuse. Q. What is domestic abuse? The term domestic abuse covers a wide variety of actions and behaviours as seen in this definition. Its affects can be long lasting and...

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ACC Julian Moss recognised for ACEs work

Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) Julian Moss, Chair of the Action on ACEs Panel, has been awarded honorary membership of the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) in recognition of his work to tackle childhood trauma. He is the first Police Officer to receive Honorary...

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ACEs toolkits pilot scheme launches

Action on ACEs has launched a pilot scheme to trial ACEs toolkits for organisations and communities. The kits have been developed by Gloucestershire County Council’s children and families commissioning team as part of a strategy to embed an ACEs approach into services...

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Ambassador scheme will champion awareness

A scheme to create a network of ACE awareness champions across Gloucestershire will now be known as the ambassador scheme. Initially known as 'Champions', those volunteering to help raise awareness of ACEs, will be known as ACEs Ambassadors. The new title better...

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