Disability and domestic abuse: risk, impacts and response
This topic overview focuses on disabled people’s experiences of domestic abuse.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2015498 PDF, 186KB, 25 pages
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This document improves understanding of the complexities of disabled people’s experiences of domestic abuse and promotes consideration of these complexities within the public health system. It also supports local and national action, and provides guidance to improve response across:
- local authorities
- health and social care services
- clinical commissioners
- domestic abuse services
- disability services
- police and crime commissioners
- the wider public health system
Published: 30 November 2015
From: Public Health England