I'm a professional working in health or social care
Please read the downloadable materials at the bottom of this page and use the useful related links to source additional information.
The Care Act 2014 requires professionals to talk to individuals who they think are at risk of abuse, to ascertain their wishes before they raise a safeguarding adults concern. Safeguarding guidance can be found in section 14 of the Care Act.
Follow this link to the Care Act statutory guidance.
Follow this link to the Care Act Adult Safeguarding fact sheet.
If you have specific concerns or would like to contact our Safeguarding Adults team, you’ll find our contact information at the bottom of this page. In certain circumstances we may ask you to carry out further enquiries about the concern you have raised.
Tel: 01582 547730