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Adult Grooming

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#SafeguardingAdultsWeek2021 Todays focus is on Adult Grooming. People can experience grooming and exploitation at any age, there are many different forms of grooming.

Groomers often work to befriend their victims and this is sometimes referred to as ‘mate crime’.

Grooming can happen in person, or online. Online grooming might be referred to as ‘catfishing’, where the groomer pretends to be someone they’re not in order to gain trust. Read our Romance Scams Guide here:

You can also watch the below video for further information on modern slavery:

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