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Domestic Abuse Risk Assessment


Domestic Abuse Risk Assessment

There is a brand new DASH Domestic Abuse risk assessment form which is now being used in Sheffield. From now on please use this edition of the form. It has been designed to include more prompts and questions to get a deeper insight into any abuse being perpetrated, and will also aid us to ask more questions about how the abuse is affecting children.

Download the copy here

The referral process to MARAC for high risk cases remains the same.

Policy Context

The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 marks a significant step forwards and should transform our response to domestic abuse, which affected 2.3m people in England and Wales in 2019-20.

Download this Domestic Abuse Act 2021 presentation  by Alison Higgins, Strategic Commissioning Manager Domestic and Sexual Abuse to understand key changess and next steps in Sheffield.

Booking onto a Safeguarding Training course

To view and book onto our training courses please follow this link.