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Protect adults at risk of abuse

What is safeguarding?
A guide to safeguarding and our responsibilities.
Report a concern about an adult
If you are worried about an adult who may be being abused, neglected or exploited, please tell us.
Contact Adult Social Care and Health
Phone us immediately if you are worried that someone is being abused or neglected.
Restricting someone's freedom
What to do if you are concerned that someone's care is too restrictive.
East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board
Find out about the work of the East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board.
Domestic abuse
Get local help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.
Managing someone's affairs
Find out about managing someone’s affairs by becoming an appointee, deputy or power of attorney.
Mental capacity
Information on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and how it is applied.