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Ensuring Rights and Preventing Harm

These pages contain information about how support and protection can be offered to people with disability and / or illness, where these affect the person's ability to protect themselves from harm.

You can find details of multi-agency guidelines, what to do if you are worried about someone, types of harm and also Adult Protection Committee Annual Reports.  There are also links to a comprehensive list of resources.

Useful Information / Contacts

Emergency Services: 999

NHS 24: 111

Scottish Borders Council Social Work Services: Contact 0300 100 1800, or 01896 752 111 when local office is closed

Lothian and Borders Police: 0131 311 3131

Scottish Government home page, type Adult Protection in the search bar and you will be directed to the appropriate webpage.