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Keeping vulnerable adults safe from abuse

Information about how we aim to keep our residents safe, especially those who use care services to manage day-to-day life.
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Online safety for vulnerable adults

Tips and advice for vulnerable adults about using the internet.

Care for vulnerable adults who can't make decisions for themselves

Some vulnerable adults in care homes, hospitals and other settings cannot make decisions on their own behalf. These people need special care and protection, called deprivation of liberty safeguards, to make sure they are safe.

Safeguarding adults

Tell us if you’re worried about an adult, even if you are unsure if we need to know. For example, you might think an adult is unsafe or suspect abuse.

Doorstep scammers

How to protect yourself from doorstep scammers.
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