The Emergency Duty Team (EDT) provides out of hours cover for all Social Care emergencies within the Bradford Metropolitan District
Please call 01274 431010
The service is available outside of normal office hours 365 days a year:
The EDT will respond to all calls as soon as possible but at certain times the worker on duty may be dealing with several matters or may be out on an urgent assessment. The telephone staff will advise you if this is the case and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
The EDT provides an out of hours Social Care emergency assessment and crisis intervention service in all situations where a crisis has occurred outside of office hours that cannot wait until the next working day. Our work involves:
The EDT’s response to referrals will be prioritised such as:
The team member on duty will make an assessment, on the telephone, of any immediate need or risk and then take appropriate action to ensure that an individual or family is safe until the next working day.