The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 17 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


Table of contents - Special Issue: Making safeguarding personal

Guest Editors: Professor Michael Preston-Shoot and Dr Adi Cooper Editor: Bridget Penhale

A view from the Department of Health

Claire Crawley

– The purpose of this paper is to indicate the policy thinking that underpins the statutory provisions on adult safeguarding in the Care Act 2014.


Making safeguarding personal: learning and messages from the 2013/14 programme

Adi Cooper, Jane Lawson, Sue Lewis, Cathie Williams

The purpose of this paper is to describe the Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) programme undertaken in 2013/2014 and summarises the learning and messages from this phase…

The importance of small steps: making safeguarding personal in North Somerset

Kathryn Needham

The purpose of this paper was to establish the extent to which safeguarding procedures in North Somerset identified and reviewed outcomes for the alleged adult at risk…

Rochdale adult care: working towards outcome focussed safeguarding practice

Jane Timson, Tim Storer, Lesley Foylan

The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of a Local Authority in their attempt to embed a personalised approach to Safeguarding. In 2013, Rochdale Adult Care…

“Why didn’t we do this before?” the development of Making Safeguarding Personal in the London borough of Sutton

Patrick Jonathan Hopkinson, Meta Killick, Anita Batish, Lee Simmons

Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) is a national programme to increase the involvement of adults at risk in the adult safeguarding process. The paper aims to discuss this…

Making adult safeguarding personal

Marcus Redley, Sally Jennings, Anthony Holland, Isabel Clare

The purpose of this paper is to ascertain what efforts Adult Safeguarding Leads (ASLs), generic advocates, and Independent Mental Capacity Advocates are making to involve…


Social work and safeguarding adults

Lyn Romeo

The purpose of this paper is to comment on social work and safeguarding adults, current challenges and expectations. In particular, as the Chief Social Worker for Adults…


Making Safeguarding Personal 14/15

Sarah Mitchell, Emily White

– The purpose of this paper is to summarise the Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) programme in 2014/2015.

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