The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 11 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Reflections and learning from adult protection policy development in Kent and Medway

Carol McKeough

Kent was one of the first social services departments to develop a specific adult protection policy in 1987. This paper charts the development of policy and references key…

A model and strategy for multi‐agency adult protection training in Kent and Medway

Jay Aylett

This paper describes the development of a multi‐agency model for adult protection training in Kent and Medway and sets this in the context of the evolution of wider adult…

Sepecialisation in adult protection in Kent Police and the role of the police in investigations

Nigel White, Trevor Lawry

The police are key partners in adult protection work locally and take lead responsibility for investigating alleged crimes committed against vulnerable adults in our…

The ‘Quality in Care’ model of quality assurance and safeguarding for older people in institutional care

Felicity Elvidge, Geraldine MacPhail

This paper profiles the Maidstone ‘Quality in Care’ project and makes suggestions for how it could be developed and implemented across residential and nursing care for…

The process and function of serious case review

Hilary Brown

Serious case review was neither envisaged nor mandated in the original No Secrets (Department of Health, 2000) although individual authorities have issued protocols in the…

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