North East Lincolnshire Council

Adult safeguarding


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Support for safeguarding adults is provided by Focus.

If you require support call the Single Point of Access (SPA) on (01472) 256 256.

The Single Point of Access (SPA) is available 24/7 all year round, including bank holidays. The staff are based locally and have local knowledge.  Health (including Nurses and Therapists) Social Care and Mental Health professionals are available for advice and support.  The SPA also hosts the out of hours GP service.

The Care Act 2014 has made Safeguarding Adults a statutory duty which requires Local Authorities to ensure vulnerable adults are protected from abuse. To learn more about the Care Act and how it can affect those living in North East Lincolnshire, please visit Services4Me – Care Act 2014.