Adult safeguarding - Report a concern about an adult

Report a safeguarding concern

What to do in an emergency 

In an emergency situation call 999. If you want to report any other type of crime call 101.

Report a concern 

You can use this form to:

  • report abuse or neglect
  • raise a concern about an adult at risk of being abused or neglected

You can raise a concern about yourself or someone else.

If you are a professional  

Please use the form below

Report a concern online 

If you are a member of the public  

Please use the form below

Report a concern online 

Anyone can report a concern for a person over 18. If you're worried about a child, visit our safeguarding children page.

If you need help from domestic or sexual violence, please visit our Kingston Domestic Violence Hub page.

You can also call the Access and Safeguarding Team

  • from 9.00am - 5.00pm on 020 8547 5005
  • after 5pm please call 020 8770 5000

What happens next

  • if you are at risk, we will listen to you, and give you help and support. We will pass what you have reported to a Social Worker or Police Officer who will be able to support you further.
  • if you are raising a concern about someone else. We will decide if we need to investigate and provide protection or support. We will contact you if we need any further information.
  • if we contact the person you are worried about we will listen to them and help identify what they need to feel safe. We will agree on what needs to happen to protect them.
  • you may hear nothing, but this doesn't mean nothing is being done.

Other help that's available

If your concern is about:

  1. help around the house
  2. occupational therapy
  3. help with meals
  4. Telecare equipment

then please visit the Living well at home page.

Last Modified: 17/11/2022 13:25:53