Swindon Borough Council


Please click here for current Safeguarding Adults Staff Guide.

Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness Courses for Swindon Establishments


This is a free course for all staff in the Swindon Borough Council area who work with or may come into contact with adults at risk and need to be aware of how to make an alert when there is a concern that an adult has been abused or neglected or is at risk of it.


Please contact the Learning & Development Team via email or telephone for any training queries; contact details are below:


Learning & Development contact details are: Tel no. 01793 464980 or e-mail Learninganddevelopment@swindon.gov.uk


please note due to the Care Act coming into force on the 1st April 2015 The Wiltshire & Swindon no secrets document is no longer available; this is currently being updated in line with the Act and this website will be updated when this becomes available. However, if you work or live in the Swindon area and would like to speak or report something to Adult safeguarding please use the form below to report:


If the adult is in immediate danger, in need of medical attention or if a crime has been committed, contact the Emergency Services (Police and/or Ambulance Service).

Contact one of the following agencies depending on the circumstances:

Adult safeguarding team, Swindon Borough Council

Tel: 01793 463555

E-mail: adultsafeguarding@swindon.gov.uk (During office hours - Monday to Friday inclusive, 8.30am to 5.00pm). 


Safeguarding adults investigation team, Wiltshire Police

Tel: 01380 826350 (During office hours: Monday to Friday inclusive, 9.00am-5.00pm).


Out-of-hours emergency duty service

The emergency duty service is only for reporting safeguarding concerns that require urgent action out of normal working hours. Any other concerns should be forwarded to the Adult Safeguarding Team at adultsafeguarding@swindon.gov.uk, which will be processed the next working day.

Tel: 01793 436699


Police out-of-hours contact

Tel: 101