Multi-agency risk assessment conference (MARAC)

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Locally-held meetings where statutory and voluntary agency representatives come together and share information about high-risk domestic abuse victims; any agency can refer an adult or child whom they believe to be at high risk of harm; the aim of the meeting is to produce a co-ordinated action plan to increase an adult or child’s safety, health and well-being; agencies that attend vary, but are likely to include the police, probation, children’s health and housing services.

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