This section covers information about a wide range of safety issues, such as safeguarding, domestic abuse, accidents, falls, and crime. You'll also find advice on precautions you can take to help prevent them, and where you can go for help.
If you have difficulty moving around, or a long-term health problem, you may be more prone to falls and accidents, or feel more vulnerable to being mistreated by others. It's important to learn about the safety concerns that might affect you, and what steps you can take to reduce risk.
If you've been affected by crime or abuse, you might feel scared and helpless. It's important to know there are places you can go for help, and there are things you can do to protect yourself. You are not alone.