National Safeguarding Adults Week is an annual event that helps people understand the different kinds of abuse, and how to help people that this may be happening to.
The different types of abuse are:
Emotional, Neglect, Physical, Sexual, Self Neglect, Discriminatory, Institutional, Modern Slavery, Domestic Abuse, Financial, Sexual Exploitation, and some of these will be highlighted throughout the week.
Safeguarding Adults Week this year is drawing attention to the following key safeguarding themes:
Monday – Safeguarding and Wellbeing
Tuesday – Adult Grooming
Wednesday – Understanding Legislation
Thursday – Creating Safer Places
Friday – Organisational Abuse
Saturday – Sport & Activity
Sunday – Safeguarding in Your Community
For more information and downloads throughout the week, please visit Ann Craft Trust and follow the hashtag #SafeguardingAdultsWeek on all social media platforms.
And remember “Safeguarding is everyone’s business…”