Marac toolkit for adult services

A handy guide with template forms that explains how the process works, how to attend and how to refer

This practical toolkit has been created to support professionals working in adult social services to:

  • understand how the Marac process works and the role their agency plays
  • make effective referrals to Marac using the Dash risk identification checklist
  • prepare for attending a Marac meeting.

A significant number of cases discussed at Marac include vulnerable adults. There may also be vulnerable adults within the family who could be at additional risk due to the domestic abuse. Adult social care teams can provide vital information to the Marac about risks from family members, care and support needs and plans in place. It may be that the victim or perpetrator has disclosed the domestic abuse to their social worker, support worker or carer.

At the Marac, adult social care teams will update the Marac about important information they are aware of and receive information about risks to their clients. Marac will be an opportunity to source further services that can be linked in for specialist support, such as domestic violence services.

If there are adult safeguarding procedures in place the adult social care representative will be the link between adult safeguarding and Marac.

What’s included

  • Introduction
  • Frequently asked questions about Marac
  • Flowchart on the Marac process
  • Quick start guidance to the SafeLives Dash risk identification checklist, as well as the checklist itself
  • Marac referral form
  • Research form for Marac
  • Contact details form for Marac representatives

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