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By promoting health and well-being we aim to strengthen, safeguard and protect vulnerable people

Adults are at risk of harm when another person's behaviour is causing (or likely to cause) them to be harmed or self-harm.

On the Adult Protection Committee website you can find information on

♦  the work we are currently doing - read our Newsletter for more information

What harm is and how to recognise it

Who is most at risk of harm

What to do if you think someone is at risk of being harmed or is being abused

♦  Organisations who make up the Adult Protection Committee and what we do. Professionals can also find paperwork and reports.

If you know or suspect that an Adult is being harmed then you need to report your concerns. Don't assume that someone else has already reported it. The person being harmed or neglected may not be able to report it themselves. Remember, the person who did this may be doing it to others too.


More Information

You can find more information on the Scottish Government Act Against Harm website.


News

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Speak to someone

During office hours - phone Social Care Direct

► 0141 287 0555

textphone:
18001 0141 287 0555

Outwith Office hours - phone

► 0300 343 1505

You can also contact an Advocacy Service

The Advocacy Project

Where does harm happen?

Anywhere.

It can happen in their own home, in a hospital ward, a care home or day care centre, social clubs, at work or in public places.

Who would abuse an adult at risk?

It could be anyone, including a relative, spouse or partner, carer, friend, professional, volunteer, neighbour or a stranger.

Our Vision

By promoting health and well-being we aim to strengthen, safeguard and protect vulnerable people.