This page is a printable version of: https://www.barkingdagenhamccg.nhs.uk/Our-work/Safeguarding-adults/
Date: 10 April 2020
We work with our partner organisations, the local authority and police, to ensure that all commissioned services have effective safeguarding arrangements in place.
Those who are over the age of 18 years, in need of care, who may have a mental, physical or learning disability, or illness and is unable to take care of himself or herself, or unable to protect himself or herself from harm.
People can be abused in different ways. The different types of abuse are listed below:
If you have concerns for the safety of an adult please contact the relevant Adult Social Care Safeguarding Teams outlined below:
London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Safeguarding Adult Team
Telephone: 020 8227 2915
London Borough of Redbridge Safeguarding Adult Team
Telephone: 020 8708 7333 option 2
London Borough of Havering Safeguarding Adult Team
Telephone: 01708 433550
Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS - person who lacks capacity and is currently being cared for in a care home or hospital setting).
Prevent (A programme designed to safeguard people in a similar way to safeguarding processes to protect people from gang activity, drug abuse, and physical and sexual abuse)