If an adult is in danger first ensure they are safe.
If emergency help is needed dial 999.
Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect.
If you are the victim of abuse, or you know someone who you think is at risk, or has been abused, then it is important to get help.
You can report your concerns to our Adult Social Care team by completing our online form.
If you suspect criminal abuse is involved contact the Police by dialling 101.
This information is for anyone concerned about the welfare of an adult.
When completing the form, you will be asked for:
These details are to help us make further enquiries and to contact you again if necessary.
Please include as much information as possible, this helps us make an informed decision.
Your details will be kept strictly confidential.
Once you report the suspected abuse we will look carefully at the situation. This may lead to a full investigation which follows our Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures (pdf, 1.5 MB) and may involve health services and the Police.
We will then take steps to:
Updated: 20 November 2019