Safeguarding Adults

What does it do?

relevant agencies and services work together to prevent abuse and to help and support adults with social care needs who may have been the victim of abuse.

Who it is for?

Adults at risk: who are or may be unable to take care of themselves without support from other people or services and whose health, well-being and independence would be at risk if they did not receive appropriate health and social care support – including safeguarding support

Where it is available?

Local service (Gateshead).

How to access or apply for it:

Call Safeguarding Adults on 0191 433 3361 or contact Adult Social Care Direct as above


Info last updated:

Gateshead Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH