Practice Guidance

Protecting adults from scams

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Introduction

This guide is designed to help social workers support people who are at risk of, or experiencing, scams, working in partnership with local trading standards colleagues. It explains the different types of scam, the factors that put people at risk and the impact of scams on health and wellbeing.

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