Adults at risk

An adult at risk of abuse is someone aged 18 or over who may be unable to take care, speak out, or protect themselves against abuse or exploitation.

Abuse is behaviour towards a person that causes harm, puts their life in danger, or violates their rights. This includes:

  • physical abuse
  • sexual abuse
  • psychological abuse
  • financial or material abuse
  • slavery
  • discriminatory abuse
  • organisational abuse
  • neglect

Report your concerns if you think someone is being abused or at risk by contacting:

Care Connect

01275 888 801

care.connect@n-somerset.gov.uk

If you need support outside office hours contact our emergency duty team on 01454 615 165.