How to raise a concern about an adult in Newham
In an emergency situation call 999. If you want to report any other type of crime call 101.
Member of the public
If you want to:
- Report abuse
- Find out more information
- Raise a concern because you are worried about an adult at risk of abuse or neglect.
Please call the 24 hour Safeguarding helpline on 020 3373 0440.
During office hours please select option 1.
Alternatively, you can use our short online form to report suspected abuse or raise a concern and someone from Adult Social Care will call you back.
Professionals must complete the following Safeguarding Adults Form. For statutory services please ensure you include senior management directions within the comments / other information box.
Once completed please return to Accessto.AdultsSocialCareTeam@newham.gov.uk
What happens next
Once we get your information, we will look at your concerns to decide on our next actions.
We may contact you, if you have given permission and your contact information.
You details and contact information will remain confidential to us if you request this, or you can decide to make an anonymous report.
We will speak to the person you are concerned about to find out what they would like to happen.
We may need to speak to other people to get or share more information, but we will ask permission to do this. Sometimes the police may get involved.