Report abuse or neglect of an adult

This service is for

Members of the public

Abuse can happen anywhere - in a residential or nursing home, a hospital, in the workplace, at a day centre or educational establishment, in supported housing, in the street or in the person's own home.

In an emergency call 999. To report a crime call 101.

If you are a professional, visit our report abuse or neglect as a professional page.

Report abuse or neglect now

Alternative ways to do this

If you are a member of the public and have concerns about an adult at risk then you can call us on 0300 500 80 80 as soon as possible to discuss your concerns. You can report abuse anonymously.

Our opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.

In an emergency outside of these hours, contact the Emergency Duty Team on 0300 456 4546.

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