The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 10 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Failures in the system: our inability to learn from inquiries

Susan Benbow

The Rowan report was published in 2003, following an investigation into allegations of abuse on a ward providing longterm care for older people with mental health…

In Control? Making sure we're not out of control! Some issues for people considering a direct payment or individualised budget

Individualised budgets or self‐directed support allow people to design their own community care package and choose how they get support. Direct payments offer a cash…

A critical consideration of the cash for care agenda and its implications for social services in Wales

Ann James

This paper considers cash for care as reflected in direct payments and the more recent development of individual budgets in England. While the momentum to roll out…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn