Index of information in this area of our website:
Welcome to the Northumberland Safeguarding Adults Board
The Board is made up of a wide range of
statutory, voluntary, and independent organisations, all working
together to keep adults who are at greatest
risk of neglect and abuse safe from
- What is
safeguarding? - Find out about how we can help
those adults who are most at risk of harm and abuse to keep
What do we mean by ‘adult at risk’? - Any adult
can be abused, but only an ‘adult at risk’ will be able to get help
through the safeguarding process.
- What do we mean by abuse and
neglect? - Get information on the different types
of abuse and neglect, and how they can occur.
abuse? - If you suspect abuse find out how to
- Policies, procedures, forms,
leaflets, posters - Find the latest safeguarding
adults policies, procedural guidance and toolkits for
practitioners, as well as posters and leaflets for the public.
- Training -
Find all the information you need to choose and book safeguarding
- Users’ and carers’
information - Information for service users and
carers, including helpful leaflets, publications and links to other
- Northumberland Safeguarding
Adults Board - Find out about the Board, who is
involved and about its strategic priorities. Find our annual
reports and other up-to-date relevant publications.
Worried about a child?
If you are worried a child is being abused or neglected visit
the safeguarding children pages
Contact Safeguarding Adults
Email address: SafeguardingAdults@northumberland.gov.uk
Contact Adult Social Care
Telephone: 01670 536 400
Email address: Socialcare@northumbria.nhs.uk
Out of hours emergencies
If you have an emergency affecting your social care services
outside office hours, you can contact our Emergency Duty Team on
0845 600 5252
Please note that this a small team covering the whole of
Northumberland. They will usually be able only to take the
minimum action needed to make sure that nobody is in danger.