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Consultation on our Equality Impact Assessment is open

The Draft Report on findings from an Equality Impact Assessment of Breathing Space has been published and is currently open for consultation.

For the purposes of this impact assessment, we considered:

  • Accessibility and any potential barriers to the telephony and webchat service
  • The Breathing Space website
  • Demographics of service users and their likelihood to require the service based on their protected characteristics
  • The experiences of service users broken down by the protected characteristics

In total, 13 recommendations have been raised for consideration.

To read the draft report and to complete a consultation response form please go to

The consultation closes on 23 January 2023

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