Adult Abuse - break the silence
‘My aunt’s call bell is always out of reach when I visit. She can’t call out for help. She’s not getting the care she needs…’
‘They knocked and told me there was a problem with my roof. Now it’s cost me all my savings, and they say I still owe more. I’m too scared to say no..’
‘My careworker asked for my bank card for the shopping. I don’t know how much he took. When I ask him about it he shouts at me….’
‘My husband’s confusion is getting worse. He hits me when I try and help him. Yesterday I was so tired I hit him back. I think we need help…’
‘When my daughter visits she takes my money. Now I can’t pay my bills. I don’t know how to tell her to stop…’
‘He said he was my friend. Then he hurt me. It upsets me, but I don’t know how to make him stop…’
To report abuse of vulnerable adult, use our online adult abuse report form or call Brighton & Hove City Council Adult Social Care on 01273 295555.
To report a crime call Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999.
In an emergency phone 999.