Patients & Visitors

Safeguarding Adults

What to do if I suspect abuse?

Some types of abuse can also be crimes; if you suspect a crime has been committed, contact the police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Abuse of vulnerable adults can also be reported to:

Contact the ASIST Team :
Wiltshire Social Care Help Desk

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am – 5.20pm
Friday: 8.30am – 4.20pm

After Hours:
If you need urgent help outside of these hours, you can telephone the Emergency Duty Service on
Wiltshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub
Weekdays: 8.00am – 4.30pm
Weekends and weekdays: 4.30pm – 8.00am


Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Closed Sunday
South Glos Safeguarding

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Bristol Adult Social Care Social Services (Care Direct)

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 5.00pm

Concerns about a Service?

If you have a concern about the way a service is being run, you can contact the Care Quality Commission:

Safeguarding Adults in the RUH