The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 15 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The experience of being protected

Fiona Sherwood‐Johnson, Beth Cross, Brigid Daniel

The purpose of the paper is to discuss how adult support and protection (ASP) work might support or further damage an adult's strengths, skills and sense of self. There is…

Abuse and neglect of older care recipients in domestic settings – results of a survey among nursing staff of home care services in Hanover (Germany)

Susann Rabold, Thomas Goergen

Although there is some anecdotal evidence for the phenomenon of abuse and neglect of community‐dwelling older care recipients by home care services, empirical data on this…

Recognising and responding to financial abuse in residential aged care

Cheryl Tilse, Jill Wilson

Responding to suspected financial abuse in residential aged care provides particular challenges to care managers. This paper aims to explore responses to financial abuse…


Elder financial abuse in England: a policy analysis perspective related to social care and banking

Anthony Gilbert, David Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Mary Gilhooly

The purpose of this paper was to undertake a review of selected adult safeguarding policy and guidance documentation to establish the level of guidance provided in…

The law on hate crime

Catherine Heard

The purpose of this paper is to inform readers about the Law Commission's review of hate crime offences and provide information on key stages. At the time of writing the…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn