Nationally, domestic abuse is a significant public health issue, having a major impact upon those directly affected and
their families. Locally, the Safeguarding Boards and the Knowsley Partnership identified it as a significant issue.
The report below addresses the following aims:
- To assess the levels of domestic abuse and health and wellbeing needs of those directly and indirectly affected in Knowsley.
- To identify the causes and drivers of domestic abuse
- To explore the links between domestic abuse and other risk taking behaviours.
- To investigate the extent to which current service provision is addressing the needs.