Domestic Abuse Referral Pathways
Did you know that Calderdale has a Domestic Abuse Hub? Would you know what to do and who to call if a patient disclosed that they were a victim of domestic abuse? How would you decide if they were high risk?
The Domestic Abuse Hub team can be contacted by Professionals at anytime for advice on 01422 337257.
GPs can use the Domestic Abuse Flowchart for Primary Care to decide what actions they should be taking and who to refer to. The flowchart also contains numbers of services that can help both victims of abuse as well as perpetrators.
Calderdale Staying Safe is a Domestic Abuse Support Service available Mon- Fri 9 - 5pm. The service is free and available to anyone who is aged 16 and over, lives in Calderdale and has been affected by domestic abuse. Affected individuals can ring the helpline on 01422 323339.
Men Reaching Out is a Domestic Abuse Service specifically for men who are suffering domestic abuse. They can be contacted by calling their confidential helpline 01274 731020. More information is available on the leaflet.
Published 3rd February 2018