Adult support and protection

Highland Adult Social Care

The Highland Adult Support and Protection Committee puts arrangements in place to protect and support adults who are at risk of harm and from the risk of harm. Read the Adult Support and Protection Inter Agency Procedures to find out more.

Large Scale Investigation Protocol aims to support and protect adults at risk of harm in managed care settings.

To Report an Adult Concern

If someone is in imminent danger, a call to the emergency services may be required:

  • Emergency police and ambulance services - 999
  • Non-emergency police - 101
  • NHS 24 - 111

During normal office hours, use the following Team contacts:

Team Contacts

Badenoch and Strathspey


East Ross



Mid Ross


Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross


Transitions Team

Contact the Transitions Team for concerns and referrals for under 25 year olds in Mid & East Ross, Inverness, Badenoch & Strathspey and Nairn:

Social work out of hours team

The out of hours team is available Monday to Friday from 5pm to 9am, all day on weekends and public holidays:

If any of the details shown should change, then the latest contact information for the Teams will be published on the NHS Highland ASP webpage.