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Appropriate adults

As well as the appropriate adult schemes available for juveniles (Juveniles in custody); each custody area has an arrangement with local organisations to provide a service for adults with learning disabilities or those who may otherwise require the presence of an appropriate adult.

  • Worcestershire's custody suites are supported by Onside Appropriate Adult scheme
  • Hereford's custody suite is supported by an AMHP scheme
  • Malinsgate custody is supported by Social Services; Emergency Duty Team (EDT) and Criminal Justice Liaison Nurses (CJLN)
  • Shrewsbury custody suite is supported by Social Services and the EDT

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