Everyone has the right to feel safe.
People with intellectual disability experience abuse and neglect at alarmingly high rates. If someone doesn’t feel safe, support is available.
Disability Gateway safety support services
Disability Gateway has a range of safety support services available for the person you care for.
Council for Intellectual Disability resources and information
The Council for Intellectual Disability has a range of resources and information to support people with intellectual disability who have been impacted by abuse.
Carer Gateway help and advice
Carer Gateway has help and advice to assist carers if they are experiencing issues around safety.
National Disability Services – zero tolerance initiative
Zero tolerance is an initiative led by the National Disability Services in partnership with the disability sector. It aims to assist providers to understand, implement and improve practices to safeguard the rights of people they support.