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MARAC and DASH

Sheffield Multiagency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC)

The overarching aim of the MARAC is to protect victims of domestic abuse and their children and reduce serious harm and homicide as a result of domestic abuse. It also improves effectiveness by enabling agencies to work together, improves accountability through the action planning, and provides support for staff working with high risk domestic abuse cases.

The Sheffield MARAC brings agencies together three times a month to consider cases of domestic abuse where the victim has been assessed as at high risk of serious harm, with the aim of reducing that risk, and promoting safety.

For more information on the Sheffield MARAC, including access to latest forms and other relevant documentation, please visit the Sheffield DACT website.

If you would like information on the Derbyshire MARAC, please visit the Safer Derbyshire website.

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Honour Based Violence (DASH) Risk Assessment

The Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Honour Based Violence (DASH) Risk Identification, Assessment and Management Model was implemented across the UK from March 2009. The DASH is for all practitioners working with victims of domestic abuse, stalking, harassment, and honour based violence. To access information and relevant documents for Sheffield, including the risk assessment, please visit the Sheffield DACT website.