Victims of Crime

Short Title Victims of Crime
Category Crisis care
Organisation NHS, Dorset Police, Dorset Mental Health Forum, Local Authority, Third Sector
Contact Name Simon Thorneycroft
Contact Email
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Sector Health Local Authority Third Sector
Region Dorset
Postcode DT73PE
Active Yes

Ministry of Justice pilot scheme to minimise the number of victims of crime suffering from mental illness and to reduce the number of repeat victims suffering from mental illness. The pilot consists of education - this has been addressed by a multi-agency training day on 'staying safe'. Also to deliver one to one coaching. Compiling a strategic needs analysis regarding the above. Identification of individuals subject to multi agency support.


Reduction in victims and repeat victims with mental illness. Better understanding of victims with mental health perspective and needs. Improved education and learing across services.

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