The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 14 Issue 4

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


Table of contents - Special Issue: Safeguarding adults at risk of harm in Scotland

Guest Editors: Martin Campbell, James Hogg, Bridget Penhale

Citizenship and adult protection in the UK: an exploration of the conceptual links

Ailsa Stewart, Jacqueline Atkinson

This article seeks to consider the links between emerging concepts of citizenship in the twenty‐first century and the legitimization of this agenda by providing an…


The development and piloting of the Self‐evaluation of Adult Support and Protection Activity in Scotland: Resource Handbook

James Hogg, David May

This paper aims to describe the development and evaluation of a resource for use by practitioners to self‐evaluate their policy and practice in relation to the Adult…

A pilot project: evaluating community nurses' knowledge and understanding of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Martin Campbell, Dionne Chamberlin

This paper's aim is to evaluate understanding and knowledge of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 in a sample of community nurses working in learning…

What difference does the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) 2007 make to social work service practitioners' safeguarding practice?

Kathryn Mackay, Mary Notman, Justin McNicholl, Diane Fraser, Claire McLaughlan, Sylvia Rossi

This article seeks to explore the difference that adult support and protection legislation may have made to work with adults at risk of harm in Scotland.


When self‐directed support meets adult support and protection: findings from the evaluation of the SDS test sites in Scotland

Susan Hunter, Jill Manthorpe, Julie Ridley, Michelle Cornes, Ann Rosengard

This paper aims to explore the possible connections between self‐directed support and adult support and protection, both of which are important policy developments in Scotland.

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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