Safeguarding adults

Everyone has the right to live their life free from violence, fear and abuse, but not everyone can protect themselves.

If you’re an adult experiencing abuse or neglect, or if you’re concerned about an adult possibly experiencing abuse or neglect, contact us on 0300 1234 131 (out of hours number 01208 251300) or email accessteam.referral@cornwall.gov.uk.

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For information on safeguarding children, see our child protection page.

Reporting your safeguarding adults concerns, other organisations that can help and local statistics.

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Safeguarding adults reporting, guidance, policies, legislation and training for professionals.

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Find out more about protecting your rights and stopping abuse in our easy read leaflet.

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Learn how to identify someone at risk from or experiencing abuse – this guide is aimed at health and social care workers, but anyone can use it

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