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Services in Christchurch

Reporting abuse

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some services have changed. Find the latest information and advice about our services for vulnerable adults in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.


If you know someone is being abused, or think they may be, call:

Out of Hours

Find out about our Emergency Duty Service, who can help with adult social care emergencies outside of normal business hours.

What happens when you report abuse

If you report abuse to us we:

  • take your concerns seriously
  • deal with the matter sensitively
  • make sure the person is safe
  • investigate the situation fully

We ask you to provide a name and contact details in case we need to get in touch to ensure we have all the information we need to keep the person safe.

Keeping safe online

Get Safe Online has information and advice about how to stay safe online, avoid online scams and how to protect your computer.

Age UK has information for older people about internet safety.

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