The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 13 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Adult protection and effective action in tackling violence and hostility against disabled people: some tensions and challenges

Chih Hoong Sin, Annie Hedges, Chloe Cook, Nina Mguni, Natasha Comber

This paper aims to discuss the sensible management of risk for disabled people, which can turn into disproportionate steps to attempt to completely eliminate risk, leading…


The four situations: a framework for responding to concerns of adult abuse or neglect

Ruth Ingram

This paper aims to present a simple conceptual framework, outlining four pathways for guiding multi‐agency involvement in different situations of adult abuse.


How SCIE are guiding good practice on adult protection

Elaine Cass

This short briefing aims to discuss Social Care Institute for Excellence's (SCIE's) work in safeguarding adults.


Adult safeguarding: early messages from peer reviews

Richard Humphries

This report aims to summarise the principal conclusions from the pilot reviews and key learning points to assist the improvement of safeguarding policy and practice.

Safeguarding adults at risk in the NHS through inter‐agency working

Simon Williams

The paper aims to appraise professional practice in safeguarding vulnerable adults. It will examine the mechanisms in place and discuss how future policy will affect…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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