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.