The L&D is committed to safeguarding all patients. (View our safeguarding declaration).
Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility…if you see or suspect it, please report it.
Definition of abuse:
Abuse is the violation of an individual’s human and civil rights which result in injury or emotional suffering by any other person or persons.
Who is a vulnerable adult? (over the age of 18)
- Someone who is unable to take care of themselves
- Someone who is unable to protect themselves against significant harm or serious exploitation
Who may be the abuser?
- A relative
- A neighbour/friend
- Other service users
- Professional staff
If you have concerns about an adult (over the age of 18) please contact:
Outside normal working hours please contact the emergency team on 0300 300 8123 or email [email protected]
If in doubt…shout!
Not sure…please call!