If you are concerned about the immediate safety of a vulnerable adult the police should be contacted at any time by calling 101 or in emergencies 999.
If you are concerned abut abuse taking place in a care home you can call the Care Quality Commission on 0300 616161
Who can you talk to if you suspect someone is being abused from Dorset?
You can telephone Care Direct if you are concerned about a vulnerable adult in Bournemouth or Christchurch: 01202 454979
You can telephone Adult Social Services Helpdesk if you are concerned about a vulnerable adult in Poole: 01202 633902
You can telephone Dorset Direct if you are concerned about a vulnerable adult in Dorset: 01305 221016
Other Helpful telephone numbers:
Emergency Duty Team (after 5 o’clock and at weekends): 01458 253241
Total Advocacy: 01823 339494
Age UK: 0800 169 6565
Domestic Abuse FreeFone Support Line: 0800 694 9999
Action on Elder Abuse: 0808 808 8141
Mencap: 0808 808 1111
MIND: 0845 766 0163