The importance and challenges in providing a good practice evidence base for adult protection are outlined. The literature search, review and mapping exercise that formed part of the Abuse of Adults with Learning Disabilities: Policy, Practice and Educational Implications in Wales research study is detailed. The article presents examples from this evidence mapping exercise and considers the importance of adult protection research to the future development of policy and practice.
Northway, R., Davies, R., Jenkins, R. and Mansell, I. (2005), "Evidencing good practice in adult protection: informing the protection of people with learning disabilities from abuse", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 28-36. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200500010
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