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24 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – healthy relationships – forced and predatory marriage

Forced marriage is defined by the UK Government Forced Marriage Unit as a marriage without the consent of one or both parties and where duress is a factor. What is

24 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – healthy relationships – tricky friends

Having good friends is one of the great things that can make life really great but friendships can be tricky.  Please see an animation below regarding tricky friends.

23 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – Exploitation

Exploitation is the deliberate manipulative or abuse of power used to have control over another person, usually for financial gain. This can be for a range of reasons including personal,

23 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – Exploitation – modern slavery

What is modern slavery? Types of modern slavery Human trafficking Forced labour Domestic servitude Sexual exploitation, such as escort work, prostitution and pornography Debt bondage – being forced to work

22 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – scams

If you are a victim of a scam, report it to Action Fraud. If a rogue trader or doorstep criminal is on your property now, call the police on 999 straight

22 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – Financial Abuse

What is financial abuse? Types of financial or material abuse Theft of money or possessions Fraud, scamming Preventing a person from accessing their own money, benefits or assets Employees taking

21 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – Hidden Harm / curiosity

For day 2 of Safeguarding Adults Week 2023, the Torbay and Devon Safeguarding Adults Partnership are looking at hidden harm and curiosity.  Please see links to two YouTube videos that

20 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – Who might abuse adults?

Abuse and neglect might be carried out by anyone in contact with adults, even by people employed to provide care. There may be indicators that adults are experiencing harm from

20 November 2023

Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – What is Safeguarding?

Today is the first day of Safeguarding Adults Week 2023. #SafeguardingAdultsWeek In order for safeguarding to work effectively we need people to understand what it is, why it’s relevant to


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