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Safeguarding People From Abuse

Working in partnership to ensure the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk is promoted, ensuring they are protected from abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.

Safeguarding - Internet Safety Advice image icon - Signpost The Internet is a great way to stay in touch, learn and have fun, but when using it we can leave ourselves at risk of illegal activities, abuse or exploitation. The advice here can help to keep you safe online. Child Sexual Exploitation - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is an illegal activity where a person exercises some form of power and control over a child in order to sexually abuse them. Domestic Abuse - Advice, Support, Report Image icon - Information Dealing with domestic abuse - domestic abuse is a serious problem and can affect people from all areas of the Community Elder Abuse - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost If you're worried an elderly person may be suffering from physical, financial, emotional abuse or neglect you can call a new anonymous reporting line Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a form of abuse which can have devastating physical and psychological consequences for girls and women. Forced Marriage - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Forced Marriage is an abuse of human rights and a form of violence against women and men. When forced marriage involves children, it is child abuse and where it affects those with disabilities it is abuse of vulnerable people. Honour Based Abuse - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Honour Based Abuse (HBA) is an international term used by many cultures to describe a crime or incident committed in order to protect or defend against a perceived threat to family or community 'honour'. Modern Slavery - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Modern Slavery (or Human Trafficking) involves the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of people who, with the threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, abuse of power or deception are exploited for the purposes of prostitution, forced labour, slavery or other similar practices. Safeguarding Children And Young People - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Basildon Borough Council believes that all children in the Borough have the right to be safe from harm and deserve the opportunity to fulfil their full potential. Safeguarding Adults - Advice, Support, How to report image icon - Signpost Basildon Council believes that all adults with care and support needs in the Borough have the right to be safe from harm and deserve the opportunity to fulfil their full potential. Prevent Image icon - Information Prevent is one of the four elements of CONTEST, the Government counter terrorism strategy to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Guides for Safeguarding Children and Adults image icon - Signpost Guides for licensed drivers and accommodation providers to recognise and understand signs of abuse in children, young people and adults with care and support needs.
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