The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 18 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The feasibility of introducing an adult safeguarding measure (survey) for inclusion in the adult social care outcomes framework (ASCOF): projecting costs

Caroline Norrie, Jill Manthorpe, Cher Cartwright, Pritpal Rayat, David Petrie

The Health and Social Care Information Centre undertook the development and piloting of a new adult safeguarding outcome measure (a face-to-face survey) for local…

From “intrusive” and “excessive” to financially abusive? Charitable and religious fund-raising amongst vulnerable older people

Mark Redmond

The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature of both charitable and religious fundraising amongst vulnerable older adults. It is a practice that is hidden and…

Adult protection in Scotland in 1857 and in 2015: what have we learned?

Martin Campbell

The purpose of this paper is to compare recent developments in adult protection legislation, policy and practice in Scotland in 2015 with the first attempts at protection…

Independent advocacy in adult support and protection work

Fiona Sherwood-Johnson

The purpose of this paper is to consider independent advocates’ perspectives on their roles in Scottish adult support and protection (ASP) work, and the facilitators and…

Referrals to the police of vulnerable adult abuse

Jackie Ann Farquharson

The purpose of this paper is to examine the outcome of referrals made to one police force in England by three local authorities between March 2010 and April 2011, in order…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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