The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 11 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Safeguarding adults: perspectives from primary care trusts in Kent and Medway

Tina Draper, Susan Roots, Hilary Carter

Adult protection has been a relatively recent concept for staff working within the health economy. Priorities have focused on raising awareness, developing an…

Safeguarding policy and practice in Medway

Sallyann Larkin, Andre Fox

This paper examines the road to current safeguarding management and practice in Medway. This has been influenced by organisational change with Medway Council, a separate…

Independence and learning disabilities: why we must also recognize vulnerability

Rachel Fyson

Services for adults with learning disabilities are currently based on the promotion of four key principles: rights, independence, choice and social inclusion. This paper…


Risks of living with Alzheimer's disease: a personal view

Kathleen Morgan

This paper describes one woman's personal experience of Alzheimer's disease and her reflections on risk and what it means to her. From the point of diagnosis there are…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn