Essential maintenance

Due to scheduled maintenance some of our forms and online payments systems will be unavailable between 8am and 9am on Tuesday 18 February 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

What are care and support needs?

Safeguarding adults is about stopping or preventing abuse or neglect of adults with care and support needs.

Adults with care and support needs are age 18 and over and may:

  • have a learning disability
  • have a mental health need or dementia or a personality disorder
  • have a long or short term illness
  • have an addiction to a substance or alcohol; or
  • be elderly and frail due to ill health, disability or ill mental health

More information about safeguarding adults can be found at www.bsab.org

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