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Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board

Safeguarding Adults

Last updated: 12/05/2020

On these pages you will find information on:

I am an adult with care and/or support needs

I am a family friend/carer/relative

I work with adults

Case Studies

What is safeguarding?

Abuse is anything that harms another person. It can occur in many forms, for example: 

  • Physical abuse
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Psychological abuse
  • Financial or material abuse
  • Modern slavery
  • Discriminatory abuse
  • Organisational abuse
  • Neglect and acts of omission
  • Self-neglect

For more information about all these types of abuse, see main page, 'What is safeguarding?'.