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The new Keeping Safe from Abuse - an easy read information leaflet for adults in Leeds has been produced and can be obtained from the Safeguarding Adults Support unit by either telephone 0113 224 3511 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Prevention of Abuse Campaign
Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board first Prevention of Abuse campaign will be launched on 21st July and will be running throughout the summer. The campaign is aimed at raising the profile of Safeguarding Adults in Leeds, "doing nothing is not an option".
Alongside this a number of leaflets and posters have been produced and can be obtained from the Safeguarding Adults Support Unit by either telephone 0113 224 3511 or emailing email@example.com.
Safeguarding adults is the multi-agency procedure used to protect someone from abuse or neglect. The procedures are specifically for those people who are over the age of 18 years of age,
This website provides a wealth of information about safeguarding adults, and guidance to help you decide whether to make a safeguarding adult referral.
The professionals section provides detailed information on the multi-agency procedures that members of the public may also find helpful.
The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board is a voluntary arrangement of statutory and non-statutory organisations that works together to promote awareness and good practice:
There are separate procedures for children and young people. Young people are under 18 years of age.
If you are you worried about the welfare or safety of a child or young person please visit the Leeds Safeguarding Children Board website for guidance on what to do.
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 18:00
Contact Centre: 0113 222 4401
(Textphone for deaf and hard of hearing people: 0113 222 4410)
Weekends, Bank Holidays, and all other times
Emergency Duty Team: 0113 240 9536
If a person is in imminent danger ring 999
If a crime has been committed but the person is not in imminent danger ring 101
If you need advice or support to decide what to do about a safeguarding adult concern/allegation you can contact the Safeguarding Adults Partnership Support Unit Advice Line.
Safeguarding Adult Partnership Support Unit Advice Line
Tel: 0113 224 3511
Open 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday; and 09:00 - 16.30 on Friday