Adults in Specific Cirucmstances

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

If you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of yourself or another adult then please contact the Initial Assessment Team on 0161 912 2820 during the day, or 0161 912 2020 if it’s an emergency at night or weekend. 

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