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Service and client outcomes of cases reported under a joint vulnerable adults policy

Alan Rushton (Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London)
Kay Beaumont (Southwark Social Services, The Maudsley Hospital, London)
Debbie Mayes (Institute of Psychiatry)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

This paper reports on a prospective study of 44 cases of alleged abuse of vulnerable adults referred under a joint vulnerable adults policy. The authors examine attitudes to policy, special training and joint working, re‐abuse, continuing risk and the outcome of legal proceedings. The implications of the findings are discussed and recommendations made.

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Rushton, A., Beaumont, K. and Mayes, D. (2000), "Service and client outcomes of cases reported under a joint vulnerable adults policy", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 5-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200000011

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