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
London Fire Brigade - Home Fire Safety Checker
Get started with the Home Fire Safety Checker
Metropolitan Police- Lewisham - Personal safety: how to stay safe
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
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.