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Avoiding systemic neglect and abuse in older people's inpatient mental health care settings

Phil Minshull (NIMHE North West Development Centre)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 1 December 2004

Abstract

Can models be set in place to prevent neglect and abuse in inpatient settings from becoming systemic? This article suggests that they can, and describes how the establishment of multi‐agency forums within care teams can help foster working practices that are open, accountable and respectful.

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Minshull, P. (2004), "Avoiding systemic neglect and abuse in older people's inpatient mental health care settings", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 6 No. 4, pp. 27-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200400025

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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