Posts Tagged 'domestic'

Have Your Say – Edinburgh’s Domestic Abuse services

The City of Edinburgh is reviewing how its services respond to domestic abuse, and want to hear from services users and people who work with them to:

  • find out how helpful they have been
  • see how they can be improved
  • make sure they work well together

We are carrying out online surveys and talking to small groups to find out more.  The results will help us to plan services which work for everyone. Continue reading ‘Have Your Say – Edinburgh’s Domestic Abuse services’

Edinburgh’s Multi-agency Domestic Abuse Policy

Following extensive consultation, Edinburgh has adopted a Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Policy. The policy has been adopted by the Edinburgh Partnership and all the national and local agencies that work in Edinburgh to tackle domestic abuse and wider forms of gender based violence. It can be viewed here: Domestic_Abuse_Policy

Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Policy for Edinburgh

What a beautiful summer we’re having! I hope you’re all enjoying it.

Attached below is a draft of the Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Policy for Edinburgh, developed as a result of discussions at the Health & Wellbeing Committee policy development subgroup on domestic abuse. It outlines guiding principles and definitions in relation to the prevention of domestic abuse, supprot and protection for victims and management of perpetrators.

Anna Mitchell (anna.mitchell@edinburgh.gov.uk) is keen to hear any comments, queries or suggestions before the document is considered by the Chief Officers’ Group. Comments are due by Friday 30 August.

This is an excellent opportunity to have your say.

Ciara

Multi-agency domestic abuse policy draft (1)


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