What is abuse – easy read version

Who is an adult at risk of harm?
An adult at risk of harm is someone who is over 18 and in need of community care services.

What is abuse?
Abuse happens in lots of ways.

Who might abuse you?
Most people will not abuse you.

Where can abuse happen?
Abuse can happen anywhere and at any time.

Who should I tell?
If you think you have been or are being abused you should talk to someone you can trust.
Say no to abuse.

Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board wants to stop all forms of abuse protect everyone living in Manchester.

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