Safeguarding adults appendix E
Useful external contacts
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) Works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults.
Telephone 080 8808 8141 (free phone)
Action Fraud National fraud reporting centre, providing advice and information about fraud and scams.
Telephone 0300 123 2040
Adult Social Care Your local adult social care services can be contacted via your local council.
Modern Slavery helpline If you think slavery is happening, do not attempt to let the victim know that you have reported it or confront the traffickers. You need to ensure their safety and yours. If you feel you are in a situation of slavery, you can use any of the contact methods below:
Telephone: 0800 0121 700
National Centre for Domestic Violence Provides a free emergency injunction service and information and advice, for example on local authorities, health centres, refuges, Women’s Aid Centres, local support groups and other services.
Telephone 0207 186 8270 or 0800 970 2070
Police If there is a serious danger an older person may be in imminent risk of harm and the situation warrants immediate attention, the police can be called. The number of the local police station is in the telephone directory. In an emergency, call 999.
Women’s Aid Charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. Supports a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.
Telephone National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 (free phone 24 hours)