Slough Safeguarding Adults

What is abuse

Abuse can happen anywhere. It may happen at home, in a care home, hospital, day centre or in a public place. Anyone can be an abuser, but it is usually someone known to the person.

Abuse can take many forms and may include: Physical abuse, Domestic abuse, Sexual abuse, Psychological abuse, Financial or material abuse, Modern slavery, Discriminatory abuse, Organisational abuse, Neglect or acts of omission, Self-neglect.

Further information about these types of abuse can be found here.

Signs of abuse.

Useful Links

If you are worried about an adult at risk of abuse or neglect

Call 01753 475111 or email safeguarding.adults@slough.gov.uk.

Safeguarding Training video

The Safeguarding Partnership has produced a video about Safeguarding basics during COVID-19.  Click on this Link to access.

National helplines

 
Samaritans: 116 123
Domestic Violence Hotline: 0808 2000 247
Mind: 0300 123 3393
Age UK: 0800 169 6565

 

Safeguarding Partnership Newsletter

LINK to new safeguarding partnership newsletter June 2020 edition

Thinking of volunteering? Click on this link: https://sloughcvs.org/

Video for those volunteering in Slough on THIS LINK

Video for those volunteering and new to safeguarding on THIS LINK