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The film focuses on the personal story of Philip who suffered physical, financial and emotional abuse in the family home for many years.


Philip has learning disabilities and cerebral palsy. When Philip finally disclosed the abuse, he was supported to leave the family home. Since then he has gone from strength to strength. He married and, although his wife unfortunately died some years after their marriage, Philip continues to live a full and independent life.Warning: This film contains strong language.

Resource: Safeguarding Adults: an Independent Life after Long-term Abuse within the Family - Youtube