“We see so much when we go into people’s houses, it would be great if we could do something with that information”.
This was the comment that got Sophie – Lead for Early Help and Wellbeing – thinking about all the officials and professionals that visit people in their homes, what they see and how they can help keep them safe and well.
Behind Closed Doors is now two years old and we have delivered two conferences and we are now half way through a series of smaller, bite sized learning events for 2017/18. We aim to raise awareness of the crimes that can happen in people’s homes and can be harder to spot.
This video is from our 2015 conference. Sophie’s friend Kadie, the survivor of human trafficking, bravely shares her story and an important message.
Watch the video below and read Sophie’s full blog here: https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/our-stories-your-councils/sophie-whitehouse/