The Board exists to protect adults at risk from abuse, significant harm or neglect. We will achieve this through strategic leadership and collective accountability.

The multi-agency safeguarding adults policy and Multi-agency safeguarding adults procedures set out the procedures used by Dorset Council, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and partner agencies.

Find out what to do if you have concerns about someone's wellbeing or safety. Watch our Adult Safeguarding Animation.*

* This animation was adapted with kind permission from the Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth Safeguarding Adults Board who produced the original version and retain the copyright status along with the film's creators: Ice Creates Ltd.

Dorset Safeguarding Adults Board

Tel: 01305 221016
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