The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 17 Issue 5

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Developing an adult safeguarding outcome measure in England

Caroline Norrie, Cher Cartwright, Pritpal Rayat, Michelle Grey, Jill Manthorpe

There are currently no national adult safeguarding outcome measures that focus on people who have been through an adult safeguarding investigation in England. There is a…

Student nurses on placement – collaborators or challengers

Pat Clarke

All nursing students have the opportunity to gain experience in the Independent Sector. The Health and Social Care Act (2012) in the UK has led to more health services…


Do mates hate? A framing of the theoretical position of mate crime and an assessment of its practical impact

Ged Doherty

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the phenomenon of mate crime and attempts to assess its practical as well as its theoretical implications.


Better information sharing, or “share or be damned”?

Jamie Grace

The purpose of this paper is to explore the ramifications of developments in surveillance policies and technologies for information sharing cultures in a “public…

Reading the death of Mrs A: a serious case review

Marian Foley, Ian Cummins

The purpose of this paper is to report the main themes identified into the Serious Case Review (SCR) produced by Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board (SSAB) regarding the…

Mental capacity and deprivation of liberty: the Law Commission’s consultation paper

Tim Spencer-Lane

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the readership to the consultation being held by the Law Commission concerning proposed revisions to the Deprivation of Liberty…

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