Safeguarding Adults leaflets and Information Sheets

The below leaflets provide information and advice around what adult abuse looks like and how to raise a concern.

 

 

 

 

Elder Abuse Recovery Service (EARS) - London

EARS London

Volunteers from the Elder Abuse Recovery Service can support a client for up to 12 months, offering:

- A supportive relationship built on trust and respect

- Information and guidance about local services and social activities

- Support for the client to overcome any barriers by attending activities with them that will improve their wellbeing and enhance their recovery

- Motivation and encouragement for the client to build and maintain a social network that they can use after our support ends.

For more information or to make a referral, please see the below; 

 

 

Advocacy and support

The Independent Living and Carers’ Partnership is made up of four local organisations: Age UK Lambeth, Disability Advice Service Lambeth, Crossroads Care South Thames (Carers’ Hub) and Lambeth Mencap.

They provide a range of free services that promote independence and help you to understand and use available social care and health services.

Help to cope with hate crime

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If you have a disability and have been affected by a hate crime or hate incident of any kind and would like to talk to someone about it, you can contact the Lambeth Hate Crime Reporting Centre based at Disability Advice Service Lambeth, We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA.

There you will be offered a safe place to talk about what happened and receive confidential support, advice and information. The advocacy worker can also assist you to report the incident to the Police if you wish to and can be by your side throughout the whole process. They can also act on your behalf to help you get practical support surrounding your safety and your wellbeing.

For more information about available services visit the DASL website.

Easy steps your organisation can take

To help others think about what more they could do within their organisation to help protect adults at risk from abuse and neglect, the Community Reference Group developed a pledge document that lists simple ways to raise awareness of adult safeguarding and play a preventative role. What will you pledge to do?