Please note that there will be a delay in responding to reports submitted during the bank holiday weekend. Reports will be responded to as soon as possible from Tuesday 28th May.

Students can find information about alternative support here.

Staff members can access support through the Employee Assistance Programme.

If you have a safeguarding concern during this time, or need help now, please see the 'I need help now' page.

Abuse and neglect come in the following forms:
  • Discriminatory abuse
  • Domestic violence or abuse
  • Financial or material abuse
  • Modern slavery
  • Neglect or acts of omission
  • Organisational or institutional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Psychological or emotional abuse
  • Self-neglect
  • Sexual abuse
The signs may include changes in behaviour, absence from class or social groups, physical marks or bruising, lack of personal care.

For further information on the types of abuse and spotting the signs please see this document prepared by The Social Care Institute for Excellence: Safeguarding adults: Types and indicators of abuse (scie.org.uk).

There are two ways you can tell us what happened