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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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Safer Communities Torbay

Safer Communities Torbay is the name of Torbay's statutory Community Safety Partnership. The partnership is responsible for working to address priorities for Torbay which are identified in the Community Safety Strategy. You can view the current Community Safety Strategy  The partnership is responsible for a range…
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Town HallCastle CircusTorquayDevonTQ1 3DR

Saga SOS Personal Alarm

Saga SOS personal alarm Reassurance in and around your home, from only £15.95 per month* No start up costs. No delivery charges. First month free and free bogus caller button! Has one of your family or friends taken a bad fall or injured themselves at…
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Cheriton Parc HouseCheriton High StreetCheritonFolkestoneKentCT18 8AN

Sanctuary Group

Sanctuary is a housing and care provider. We were set up in 1969 to deliver housing and care to those who need it most, and that original purpose still guides us today.  We are a registered, exempt charity, which means instead of returning a profit…
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Sanctuary House, Chamber CourtCastle StreetWorcesterWorcestershireWR1 3ZQ

Single Point of Contact (Safeguarding Adults Team)

Safeguarding Adults - If you are concerned that a vulnerable adult may be at risk of abuse, please do not ignore it. You can speak, in confidence, to the Safeguarding Adults Team.   If you feel someone is in immediate danger or there is an emergency…
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Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, Bay HouseNicholson RoadTorquayDevonTQ2 7TD

Social Care - Emergency Duty Service

Provision of emergency Social care and advice for clients urgently in need out of office hours (not including Torbay and Plymouth). Part of Devon County Council. A generic emergency service responding to social care emergencies (both adults and children) which cannot be safely left until…
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SSAFA the Armed Forces Charity - Devon

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) provide support and advice to serving and ex-serving people and their families in need. To support those who serve in our Armed Forces, those who used to serve and the families of both.    
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SureSafe

We are one of the UK's leading providers of personal alarms for the elderly and disabled. With a wide range of personal alarms on offer including mobile alarms, fall alarms and more, we provide an added layer of security to those living alone. Our 24/7 monitoring centre…
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SureSafe, Anfield Business Centre,58 Breckfield Road SouthLiverpoolL6 5DR

Taking Care - Personal Alarm Service for Elderly

The Taking Care Personal Alarm for the elderly gives users the freedom to live independently in their own home, safe in the knowledge that if there is an accident or they have a fall, they can get help quickly. A discreet personal communication system that summons help instantly, 24 hrs a…
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Age UK Personal Alarms - Aid-Call LimitedLinhay HouseLinhay Business ParkAshburtonDevonTQ13 7UP

Tarka Child Contact Centre

The Tarka Child Contact Centre offers a safe, friendly and neutral place where children of separated families can spend time with the absentee parents, and sometimes other family members, when there is no other viable option.  The Centre is easily accessible, in pleasant surroundings, with…
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14, Bridgeland StreetBidefordDevonEX39 2QE

Teign Housing and Teign Care Services

Teign Housing is a charity and registered social landlord that manages over 3,600 homes across South Devon, from Dartmoor National Park to the urban centres of Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Dawlish. We are dedicated to raising the standard of our housing services in Teignbridge through…
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Millwood HouseCollett WayNewton AbbotDevonTQ12 4PH
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