Vulnerability

Managing demand on services through working together

Nationally, policing reform is underway to improve the management of risk and increase focus on prevention and vulnerability. Managing the more vulnerable members of our community in an effective way will allow the police and other organisations working together, to provide a better quality service, reduce problems that arise repeatedly and help reduce demand on services.

There are three overlapping areas I want to highlight in particular within the vast area of ‘vulnerability’:

• Mental health

• Adults at risk

• Service quality

News

Funding provided to protect victims of domestic abuse

Government will provide £16.6million to 75 projects across England to help fund domestic abuse refuge services
This follows new plans to ensure every council provides essential, life-saving support from next year

Tackling Domestic Abuse should be a priority for the next Government

In an interview last week, retired Chief Superintendent John Sutherland said that domestic abuse is the “single greatest harm in society”. He added, it’s a “disease of pandemic proportions”. These hard-hitting words are borne out of many years’ exposure to tragic cases on the frontline. 

New Broadmoor Hosptial due to receive first patients before end of the year

At the end of April, the West London NHS Trust took possession of the new Broadmoor Hospital from Kier PLC and have now begun the crucial work of commissioning the site and training the staff on all of its new features.  Last Friday, the local MP, Dr Phillip Lee, together with two senior represen