Stopping adult abuse – it’s everyone’s responsibility

Adult abuse is everyone’s business and this Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week (9-13 October), residents of Kent and Medway are urged to ‘See It, Report It, Stop It’. Following our multi-agency reviews of cases, which help organisations to learn lessons and improve practice, we have particularly highlighted issues relating to neglect and self-neglect and so have…

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New film Mr Turner filmed in Kent

A much-acclaimed movie about the life of artist JMW Turner features scenes filmed in Kent. “Mr Turner” stars BAFTA winner Timothy Spall in the title role, for which he won the Best Actor award at the film’s premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Parts of the film, written and directed by Mike Leigh, were filmed…