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.