If you are a practitioner who is worried about an adult in Southampton please contact Southampton Adult Social Care:

Visit the website to report a concern about an adult

telephone: 023 8083 3003

Remember, in an emergency you should always call 999.

Alternatively practitioners can report abuse or concerns about an adult by completing the referral form linked below. This form is for use by workers (usually a manager) from any agency to raise a safeguarding concern to SCC about an adult (age over 18) who is believed to have care and support needs and be at risk of abuse (including high risk self-neglect) within the city boundary.This form contains clear instructions for completion and where the completed referral should be sent.

SCC Professionals Safeguarding Adults Referral Form

If you have concerns before making a formal referral and are unsure whether to refer please call the the Southampton City Council Safeguarding Adults team run a duty advice service on 023 8083 4307 in office hours.

Other Useful Information

One Minute Guide to Safeguarding (Source: Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group)