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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, financial or sexual.

We have gather together some links to various resources that provide information on some of the types of exploitation

Learning Disability Devon’s information on cuckooing

Life Rooms, in association with Merseyside Police have produced a YouTube video on mate crime

View our information and podcast on predatory marriage

ARC (the Association for Real Change) have produced a booklet Friend or Fake Booklet

Here is a Learning Disability Devon easy read document around cuckooing Cuckooing – this is when someone who you think is your friend uses your home to sell or hide drugs. – Learning Disability Devon

On this website we have some information on sexual exploitation

Safer Devon have put together a toolkit  Preventing Exploitation Toolkit