The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 14 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The governance of adult safeguarding: findings from research

Suzy Braye, David Orr, Michael Preston‐Shoot

The purpose of this article is to report the findings from research into the governance of adult safeguarding policy and practice in England, with particular focus on…


Mental health and custody: a follow on study

Ian Cummins

The purpose of the paper is to report the findings of a small scale indicative research project. The project explores the assessment of detained persons in police custody…


APS investigation across four types of elder maltreatment

Shelly L. Jackson, Thomas L. Hafemeister

Little empirical attention has been given to adult protective services (APS) investigations and the clients involved in those investigations. The purpose of this study was…


Outcomes following adult safeguarding alerts: a critical analysis of key factors

Rachel Fyson, Deborah Kitson

This paper seeks to report some of the findings from an evaluation of adult safeguarding in one English local authority. The evaluation was commissioned in the context of…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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