The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 14 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Understanding emotional and psychological harm of people with intellectual disability: an evolving framework

Sally Robinson, Lesley Chenoweth

A schema for more clearly understanding the emotional and psychological abuse and neglect of people with intellectual disability was developed to support a narrative study…

Considering the safeguarding risks presented by agency or temporary social care staff: research findings and recommendations

Jill Manthorpe, Michelle Cornes, Jo Moriarty

Little is known about the implications of employing agency staff on safeguarding or the reasons why employers recruit staff from agencies who specialise in supplying staff…


The deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) and adult safeguarding

David Hewitt

This paper seeks to consider the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and, in particular, the extent to which the functions of supervisory bodies can, or should be…


Involvement of service users in adult safeguarding

Janet Wallcraft

The purpose of this paper is to summarise findings of a review of service user and carer involvement in safeguarding and recommendations for good practice.

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn