The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 11 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Challenging provider performance: developing policy to improve the quality of care to protect vulnerable adults

Andrea Giordano, Dave Street

This article considers the interagency challenges to improving provider performance and quality through the development and ongoing implementation of a new Caerphilly Area…

Realising the safeguarding potential of the Mental Capacity Act 2005: early reports from adult safeguarding staff

Jill Manthorpe, Joan Rapaport, Jess Harris, Kritika Samsi

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 was implemented in England and Wales in 2007. This article reports the findings of interviews with 15 adult safeguarding co‐ordinators in the…


Not just in the Mental Capacity Act: using the law to protect vulnerable adults

David Hewitt

Vulnerable adults have recently gained greater protection. A lot of attention has focused on the effect of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and the Safeguarding…

The patient journey: where has all the care gone?

Monica Dennis

This paper presents a personal perspective from a carer about her mother's experience of care in hospital following a stroke.

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn