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Lewisham Safeguarding Adults Board


This video Safeguarding Adults - Helping People To Protect Themselves From Crime which has been produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, shows what care workers and others who are in contact with a vulnerable adult can do to help them protect themselves from crime.

This video Safeguarding Adults - Looking Out For Each Other To Prevent Abuse which has been produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, can be helpful to highlight what the local community can do to protect themselves and those they care about.

Feeling lonely or isolated? - Age UK Silver Line

As we get older, we may find we spend more time on our own. This can sometimes feel lonely, boring or make us miss friends or family.

If you or someone you know is missing the joy of regular conversation,

The Silver Line Helpline run by Age UK is a free, 24-hour telephone service for older people across the UK.

We offer friendship, conversation, and support for people aged 55 or over, especially those who may be experiencing feelings of loneliness and isolation.

Find out more about the Silver Line

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London Fire Brigade -  Home Fire Safety Checker

You can get tailored advice for your home, or the home of someone you care for direct from the London Fire Brigade.
Our tool allows you to carry out a thorough check of the home in only a few minutes. It’s simple and practical – giving specific advice tailored to your circumstances and your home.

Get started with the Home Fire Safety Checker

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Metropolitan Police- Lewisham - Personal safety: how to stay safe

Tips and advice on keeping yourself protected from crime: from pickpocketing and personal robbery to harassment and dealing with violent situations.

Independent Age - Advice and support for older age

Independent Age have some great advice on what can cause falls, what you can do if you do fall and where to find out further information.

Staying steady on your feet

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust offer a falls rehabilitation service which you can access via referral from your GP.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark exists to improve the lives of older people in the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark, working towards a future in which older people are valued, safe and empowered to make choices about their lives.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark aims to empower and enable older people to lead fulfilled lives by:

  • Providing services and support that address poverty and isolation

  • Protecting the human rights of local older people

  • Promoting health and wellbeing

  • Connecting older people with their communities

  • Working positively with partners across all sectors

Find out how Age UK Lewisham can help you. 

Protect yourself from fraud and cyber crime with Action Fraud

How much do you really know about fraud and cyber crime? Action Fraud has lots of helpful information and advice on how to keep you safe.


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