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Abuse takes many forms. This includes not offering someone food or clothing and giving someone the wrong medicine.
The Bournemouth & Poole Safeguarding Adults Board works to protect vulnerable adults. The Board meets quarterly.
We work with the police and other health and social care providers to keep people safe from harm
Sometimes people's freedom has to be limited in order to keep them safe.
The law protecting human rights in the Deprivation of Liberty
Mental Capacity is our ability to make decisions and think for ourselves. Some disabilities can affect our mental capacity.
The Mental Capacity Act protects people's right to make decisions, including making decisions on someone else's behalf.