Impact of easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on domestic violence and abuse

17th July 2020

Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board news item

 

As lockdown restrictions are easing an increase in domestic abuse is anticipated, especially where coercion and control are prevalent.

The linked guidance from SCIE around working with families, victims, children and perpetrators offers very useful and practical tips on what to say, how to ask, and what you can do to help.

https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/safeguarding/easing-lockdown-domestic-violence?utm_campaign=11670486_SCIELine%2013%20July&utm_medium=email&utm_source=SOCIAL%20CARE%20INSTITUTE%20FOR%20EXCELLENCE%20&utm_sfid=0036f00003EnADsAAN&utm_role=Commissioner&dm_i=4O5,6Y506,U0Y8I,RYB5S,1