Adults in Specific Circumstances

The Care Act 2014 sets out a clear legal framework for how local authorities and other parts of the system should protect adults at risk of abuse or neglect, it is the most significant piece of legislation in our sector since the establishment of the welfare state.

For further information about the Care Act please watch this video.

If you need help

Please see this page which has details of how to contact Adult Social Care.

If you or another adult is in immediate danger, then call the police on 999.