What is Safeguarding Adults?
Safeguarding Adults means working together to stop abuse happening and prevent it happening in the future. Everyone has a right to live a life that is free from abuse and neglect.
Who is an adult at risk?
Care Act (2014)
What is abuse?
Abuse can happen in different ways.
What can you do if abuse happens to you?
If you think you or someone you know is being abused then you should tell someone you trust.
This could be:
Once you have told someone you trust they should tell Adult and Culture Services.
Anybody can make a safeguarding adults alert. To make a safeguarding adults alert
Phone Social Care Direct
Monday - Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm - 0191 278 8377
Evenings and Weekends - 0191 232 8520
You can also tell us abuse is happening by:
Textphone: 0191 278 8359 (Monday - Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm)
SMS: 0781 684 1183