Safeguarding adults at risk
Safeguarding adults means making sure that vulnerable adults are protected from abuse. Protecting and safeguarding adults is everybody's business. If you, or another vulnerable adult you know is being harmed in any way by another person please do not ignore it.
To report abuse telephone:
Hampshire Adult Services on 0300 555 1386 or the police on 101
In an emergency and if it is suspected someone is in immediate danger, 999 should always be called.
Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board
Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Advice Line: 01962 847214 (office hours only)
for specialist safeguarding advice
Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board for up to date information about Safeguarding Adults in Hampshire
The Safeguarding Adults Multi-agency Policy has been developed by the four local safeguarding adults boards (4LSAB) covering Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to meet the requirements of The Care Act 2014 and to support current good practice in adult safeguarding.
Speak out... If we know, we can help 667 kB [reviewed Feb 2015] - What to do if you suspect someone is being abused or someone is abusing you, and contacts for further help.
See it Stop it Support us 2mb - The easy read version of Speak out
Safe Places for vulnerable people
Safe places - this scheme aims to provide vulnerable people a safe place to go if they are feeling scared or upset while out on their own
What am I entitled to?
The local authority is here to help everyone understand their needs and, if required, provide an assessment.
For more information about what help you are entitled to, please see the Who can get help from Adult Services web pages.
Try our online self assessment
For information on
Family Group Conferencing - meetings where extended family and friends make plans for resolving problems around a vulnerable adult, child or young person
Care Qualitiy Commission (CQC) - protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect
Serious case reviews and national reports - from the Learning from Experience Database
Child protection and what to do if you think a child is being abused