If you are a child or young person and are concerned about your mental health then speak as soon as possible to an adult that you trust. This could be a parent or other family membera teacher, or a doctor GP. If you are not sure who to talk to you can telephone Childline or The Samaritans contact listed below.
If your concerns are about someone not receiving care when you think they shouldyou should request a Care Needs Assessment. If you are a member of the public requesting care for yourself or for someone else you should use this form: Assessment Form for the Public. They can be reached on
Whether you look after a friend, relative or yourself, you'll find lots of information and advice at Connect to Support, or visit the emarketplace for products and services. The goals that Birmingham City Council is seeking to achieve for adults and older people. Can you spare any of your free time? If you use our care services or you are a carer, we want to hear from you.
You can call us for anything from straightforward information and advice about the abuse and the safety of adults in Essex, to the disclosure of a specific concern about your own safety of somebody that you know. Should you wish to report maltreatment of an adult in Essex we will take your concern seriously and ensure that it is investigated appropriately. The statutory framework introduced under the Care Act applies to any person aged 18 or above who:.
This guide is part of a range of products to support implementation of the adult safeguarding aspects of the Care Act Sharing the right information, at the right time, with the right people, is fundamental to good practice in safeguarding adults but has been highlighted as a difficult area of practice. Policies should be clear about how confidential information should be shared between departments in the same organisation.
Some adults are less able to protect themselves than others, and some have difficulty making their wishes and feelings known. This may make them vulnerable to abuse. Abuse can be the result of a single act or may continue over months or years, abuse can be accidental, or a deliberate act.