Practice Guidance

Domestic abuse and learning disabilities: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages Women and men with a long-term illness or disability were more than twice as likely to experience domestic abuse as those without in 2014-15, and are therefore more vulnerable to it (Office of National Statistics, 2015). In a study of women with learning disabilities who were victims of domestic abuse, partners/husbands did not […]

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