Protecting Adults from Abuse

Some adults may be at risk of being abused. If you think someone is being abused, call us or Dorset Police

 

What Abuse Means

Abuse takes many forms. This includes not offering someone food or clothing and giving someone the wrong medicine.

Safeguarding Adults

We work with the police and other health and social care providers to keep people safe from harm

Mental Capacity

Mental Capacity is our ability to make decisions and think for ourselves. Some disabilities can affect our mental capacity.

Deprivation of Liberty

Sometimes people's freedom has to be limited in order to keep them safe.