About adult protection

Who might cause harm?

Harm can be caused by:

  • a carer
  • a relative
  • a partner
  • a spouse
  • a friend
  • a neighbour
  • Another service user
  • a member of care staff
  • a volunteer

Anyone can abuse or cause harm.

If you are worried that you, or someone you know may be subject to harm or abuse it is important to tell someone.