If someone is in immediate danger, call the police on 999 What to do in an emergency If you think a crime has been committed, you should contact the police on either 999, 101 or report online via www.met.police.uk Safeguarding adults Safeguarding adults means protecting them from abuse or neglect by getting the right support in place as early as possible, and to create an environment in which they feel safe and healthy. There are many types of abuse and neglect which are defined in the Care Act 2014 as: physical abuse sexual abuse financial abuse psychological abuse self-neglect domestic abuse organisational abuse modern-day slavery discriminatory abuse Report a safeguarding concern about an adult Members of the public If you feel you or anyone you know is at risk of or experiencing abuse or neglect, you can report your concern to us using our online form. Start now Professionals If you are a professional, report your concern by complete our online form for professionals. Start now By phone You can call us on 020 8726 6500. Please provide as much information as you can as this will help to progress the referral quickly. What happens next The safeguarding referral will be checked by our social work team. They will make decisions on the next steps, which may involve contacting you to discuss the concerns further.