Vulnerable Groups includes a wide range of patients who may be at risk, or who are currently at risk of harm either because of their medical or social problems. You can find more information about identifying vulnerable adults here.
Vulnerable groups can include those (but not limited to) with Intellectual or Physical Disability, Mental Health Problems including Demetia, or Communication Problems
The clinical team undergo training to help support and identify those that may be at risk. We have clear policies to highlight those patients within the records and take extra care to identify any additional needs they may have.
If you have concerns about one of our patients who you know or care for please contact us.
If you are experiencing domestic violence and abuse, it is not your fault. You are not alone!
If you don’t feel safe, are frightened, in immediate danger or if the abuse is getting worse please get support.
Please inform anyone of our team of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, reception team or via accuRx
National 24 Hour Helpline
Refuge developed this website in partnership with National Domestic Abuse Helpline advisers and domestic abuse survivors. Refuge is continuing to develop more digital channels through which women fleeing domestic abuse can seek support.
We’re working together against domestic abuse until women and children are safe. Women’s Aid is a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services in England and build a future where domestic abuse is not tolerated.
Working to end domestic abuse. We lead on the development of safe, effective work with perpetrators, male victims, and young people using violence in their close relationships.
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
We support LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence.
Signal for Help
You can also communicate to a team member that you are a victim of domestic violence by using a simple and discreet hand signal, tucking your thumb into your fist.
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