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Say No to Abuse Leaflet

Protecting vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect




This is our new Say no to abuse leaflet.  You can follow the link to download the leaflet in pdf format


Or you can use the links below to read the leaflet page by page.







What are my rights?







What is abuse?






Who might be at risk of abuse?






Different types of abuse






Who could abuse you and where?




Who can I tell if someone is abusing me?





What happens next?




Tell someone you trust



The production of this leaflet was overseen by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Adults Board.

This multi-agency board jointly fund the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Adults Unit which coordinates safeguarding adults work across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Professionals or others seeking more information can contact the Safeguarding Adults Unit:

Telephone: 0300 1234 100 Email: safeguarding.adults.unit@cornwall.gov.uk  Website: www.cornwall.gov.uk/safeguardingadults

This leaflet is part of a wider campaign of education and publicity surrounding the issue of abuse of vulnerable adults.

A wide range of training courses is available. Further information is available to help those at risk to understand their rights, and the steps they can take to protect themselves.

For more information, call 0300 1234 100 and ask to speak to someone about safeguarding adults training.

If you would like this information in another format please contact:

Cornwall Council County Hall Treyew Road Truro TR1 3AY

Telephone: 0300 1234 100 Email: enquiries@cornwall.gov.uk

Safeguarding Adults Unit

0300 1234 100