The latest statistics on safeguarding concerns reported to local authorities in England have been published today by NHS Digital.
The Safeguarding Adults data collection only includes cases of suspected abuse where a local authority safeguarding service has been notified and has entered details onto their system. It does not include cases where partner agencies have dealt with the allegation and not shared the information with the local authority. It is likely that there are cases of suspected abuse that have not been reported to local authorities.
Read more – NHS Digital (16/9/21)