Safeguarding Adults and Children

Children

Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. If you are worried about a child or young person’s safety or welfare, you can speak to someone in children’s social care by calling:

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) 
Tel: +44(0)1926 410410

Urgent concerns outside normal working hours contact WCC's Duty children’s team
Tel: +44(0)1926 886922

Adults

Any adult at risk of abuse or neglect should be able to access the relevant services, including the civil and criminal justice system and victim support services. Our staff will treat any information passed to them with sensitivity and we suggest speaking to someone by calling:

Safeguarding Adults Team 
Tel: +44(0)1926 412080

Domestic Abuse Helpline 
Tel: +44(0)808 2000 247

Hate crime reporting helpline
Tel: +44(0)851 292221

Warwickshire Victim Support
Tel: +44(0)300 3031977

On occasion, patients may need someone to act as an advocate for them if they no longer have mental capacity to make important decisions. If this is required we will contact an Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Service.