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Update on adult safeguarding

Bridget Penhale (School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK)
Margaret Flynn (Independent Consultant, Anglesey, UK)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 8 August 2016




The purpose of this paper is to provide an update for readers on recent issues relating to adult safeguarding, together with signposting of papers in this issue of the journal.


A review of recent media, news and policy related items was undertaken and key findings are reported.


A range of findings and information pertinent to adult safeguarding is presented in the paper for readers to consider.

Practical implications

Some of the issues and perspectives presented in the paper may be of relevance for professional practice and readers may wish to disseminate such aspects to colleagues in order to inform practice initiatives.


The paper provides an update and overview of recent topics that are linked to adult safeguarding and protection and draws these together in an accessible format.



Penhale, B. and Flynn, M. (2016), "Update on adult safeguarding", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 18 No. 4, pp. 197-203.



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