Safeguarding adults

If you, or another vulnerable adult you know is being harmed in any way by another person please do not ignore it

If you have concerns or want to report abuse phone Hampshire Adult Services on 0300 555 1386 or the police on 101.

In an emergency, or if you suspect you or someone else is in immediate danger, phone 999.

If the matter is not urgent, you can use our online form to report your concern.

Find out about the types of harm, abuse and neglect

Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board have produced a short video explaining how to recognise abuse and what you can do if you have a concern.

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub

The Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) provides triage and multi-agency assessment of safeguarding concerns - in respect of vulnerable adults and children. It brings together professionals from a range of agencies into an integrated multi-agency team.

Find information and advice

Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB) has information about Safeguarding Adults in Hampshire, including advice, leaflets and policy documents.

(HSAB) is a partnership committee, coordinated by the local authority to:

  • provide strategic leadership for adult safeguarding across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
  • meet the requirements of The Care Act 2014
  • support current good practice in adult safeguarding

Connect to Support Hampshire also has information about protecting adults from abuse.

Your rights

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) monitors, inspects and regulates health and social care services, protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect.

Your rights explained

Safe Place scheme

Safe Place scheme is for vulnerable people and people with learning difficulties. This scheme provides a safe place to go for people feeling scared or upset while out on their own.