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"I’d like to know how I can stay safe."
Everyone has the right to feel safe and live their life free from abuse or neglect.
Please contact us if you are, or someone you know is:
or if you have witnessed an incident related to abuse or neglect that has concerned you.
Abuse can take different forms, these include:
There are many signs of abuse. These include when someone:
If you would like to report a safeguarding concern, please contact us as follows:
During normal working hours (Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5pm):
If you need to talk to someone urgently outside of normal working hours, you can:
Please note: the information you provide to us will remain confidential. It will only be shared with the parties investigating the report. You have the right to remain anonymous.
There’s a process that we’ll follow when we are contacted about a safeguarding issue:
As soon as we receive a concern about a safeguarding issue, we’ll take steps to make sure the person you have told us about is safe, plus anyone else who may be affected. For example, if the person lives in a care home, we’d check the other residents are safe too.
We’ll also talk to the person experiencing, or at risk of, abuse and neglect and/or their representatives to decide:
The action may include conversations and referrals to other agencies, such as: