Safeguarding and concerns about an adult

Safeguarding and concerns about an adult

Information to help report concerns about abuse, neglect or safeguarding.

Report a safeguarding concern

What to do if you think an adult is being abused, neglected or is at risk of abuse.

What is abuse and neglect?

Understand what abuse and neglect is, who is at risk and where you can report any issues.

Worcestershire Safeguarding Adults Board

Information on the safeguarding of children and adults provided by a partnership between Worcestershire Safeguarding Adults Board (WSAB) and Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSCP)

Other useful information

Domestic abuse support

If you are a victim of domestic abuse and violence, or know someone who is, there is help available.

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

How people in hospitals or care homes who lack the capacity to consent to certain treatments are protected.

Prevention of extremism and radicalisation

The prevention of people being drawn into terrorism and to support the local communities and institutions to challenge and reject the message of extremism.

Hate crime and mate crime

Criminal offence committed against a person or property that is motivated by an offender's hostility or prejudice towards someone's individual characteristics that makes someone appear different.

Forced Marriage

A forced marriage is where one or both people do not consent to the marriage and pressure or abuse is used.

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