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Staying safe

Here you can find information and advice about keeping safe. You can find information on topics such as crime prevention or who to contact if someone you know is being abused

If you think a vulnerable adult is being abused in any way, tell someone. You can speak in confidence to one of the Safeguarding Adults teams. 

  • For Devon contact Care Direct on 0345 1551 007 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays) or email csc.caredirect@devon.gov.uk 

    If an emergency situation happens outside these hours or on a Bank Holiday contact the Emergency Duty Service on 0345 6000 388.

  • For Torbay call 01803 219700 or email Safeguarding Adults

 

 If you are worried about a child:

  • For Devon call 0345 155 1071 (out of hours 0845 6000 388)
  • For Torbay call 01803 208100  (out of hours 0300 4564 876)

If the problem needs immediate action phone 999.

If you want to contact the police but don’t think the issue requires immediate action call 101.

 Also, please see the useful information and guidance tab below.

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Home from Hospital service

Returning home from hospital can leave you worried about how you will cope and whether you need extra support. Our Home from Hospital care service makes the transition easier and can normally be arranged within days. The service is designed to help the elderly and…
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PPP Taking CareOld Broad StreetLondonEC2N 1AD

Home Safeguard

The Home Safeguard service allows users to live independently, safe in the knowledge that help will reach them quickly if needed - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The telecare alarm service uses technology to enable older people, those living with long-term conditions…
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Housing, Home Safeguard12a Lymebourne ParkSidmouthDevonEX10 9HY

Honiton Community Action Trust - The Community Church (HCAT)

Part of The Community Church, Honiton, the team consists mainly of volunteers. We provide mentoring and support for those suffering from Alcohol or Drug Addiction, single parents and those going through the Criminal Justice system. We have a Debt Advice service and support for those…
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The Kings BuildingLees BuildingHigh StreetHonitonDevonEX14 1DH

Integrated Children's Services - Single point of access

The Single Point of Access (SPA) aims to ensure a consistent and efficient response to referrals to the Integrated Children's Service. The SPA co-ordinates incoming referrals and seeks to ensure that they follow the appropriate pathway for the child's needs. All complex referrals are screened…
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1a Capital CourtBittern RoadSowton Industrial EstateEXETERDEVONEX2 7FW

Ladies' Lounge

Ladies Lounge is a womens only drop in, its located on the 2nd floor of the Salvation Army Building on Market Street, Torquay.  It supports vulnerable women, it is a registered Charity and run by lovely caring volunteers. We meet Mondays 11.30am - 2pm Main…
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Ladies Lounge C/O Salvation Army27 Market StreetTorquayDevonTQ1 3AF

Lifeline24

Lifeline24 is a dedicated national Telecare provider that provides a low cost Telecare personal alarm service for anyone that is frail, elderly or disabled living in the United Kingdom. Our emergency care team have recently been awarded Platinum status by the industry body, the Telecare Services Authority. This…
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Unit 3 Longs Business Centre232 Fakenham RoadTaverhamNorwichNorfolkNR8 6QW

Lions Club - Message in a Bottle Scheme

Simple but effective scheme which stores life saving information in a common place, the fridge, known to and easily found by emergency services. In this readily identified container are personal details, GP details, brief description of any medical conditions or allergies and family contact details.…
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MedicAlert

MedicAlert provides vital details in an emergency, because every moment matters. We support members with a wide range of medical conditions and allergies, which we help them to describe on a custom made emblem. MedicAlert also keeps secure, detailed medical records for our members which…
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327-329 Witan CourtUpper Fourth StreetMilton KeynesMK9 1EH

Men's Advice Line

Advice and for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse. Confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner, or from other family members. We help by giving you time to tell your story; offering emotional support; providing practical advice; signposting you to…
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Mid Devon District Council Lifeline Alarms

A Lifeline alarm provides help at the touch of a button 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service provides peace of mind to people who feel at risk in their own homes. It gives people the freedom to live their life independently…
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MDDC Housing DepartmentPhoenix HousePhoenix LaneTivertonDevonEX16 6LB
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