Organisations across Derby and Derbyshire are working together to ensure that:
We mean anyone aged 18 or over who appears to be eligible for Local Authority / Mental Health Services because they:
and/or are unable to protect themselves against harm or exploitation.
Abuse is a violation of a person's rights or dignity by someone else. There are many kinds of abuse...
This could be hitting, slapping, pushing or kicking.
This includes rape and sexual assualt or sexual acts to which the adult at risk:
This could be:
It can be done by anyone, including:
If you are the victim of abuse or you think you know someone who is being or has been abused, it is really important to get help and advice. Contact us and we will take your concerns seriously.
Contact details to make a referral to Derby City Council, Adults, Health and Housing:
You can contact Careline (Derby's out of hours emergency social care service) on 01332 786968.
If something needs to be done straight away to protect someone from abuse or harm, call the emergency number 999 (24 hours).
Alternatively, if it is a non-emergency criminal matter, you can call the local Police on telephone number 101.
|Post address:||Adults, Health and Housing
Derby City Council
The Council House