Identify people at risk of or experiencing family violence
About this activity
Use the QI template below to identify people at risk of or experiencing family violence so that your practice can respond.
- Look at including family violence assessment into specific types of appointments, such as mental health, antenatal and postnatal, and add specific family violence questions to the templates for these appointments.
- Decide how your practice will record if a patient discloses family violence. Consider using a code to record when family violence is asked (for example: FVA), disclosed (FVD) and when patients are referred (FVR).
- Discuss the practice’s approach to family violence at a clinical meeting. It might be useful to review the following resources:
Download the QI template below for specific screening questions, more resources and improvement ideas.