The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 18 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Towards explanations for the findings of serious case reviews: understanding what happens in self-neglect work

Michael Preston-Shoot

The purpose of this paper is to draw on systemic and psychodynamic theories to subject published serious case reviews (SCRs) involving self-neglect to a deeper level of…


Implications of divergences in adult protection legislation

Lorna Montgomery, Janet Anand, Kathryn Mackay, Brian Taylor, Katherine C. Pearson, Colin M. Harper

The purpose of this paper is to explore the similarities and differences of legal responses to older adults who may be at risk of harm or abuse in the UK, Ireland…

Call of duty: an exploration of the factors influencing NHS professionals to report adult protection concerns

Kate Fennell

The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 places a duty on Councils to investigate the circumstances of adults who, because of a disability, health condition or…

Exploring the complexities of understanding vulnerability and adult safeguarding within Christian faith organisations

Lisa Ruth Oakley, Lee-Ann Fenge, Simon Bass, Justin Humphreys

The purpose of this paper is to report the findings from a study exploring the understanding of vulnerability and adult safeguarding within Christian faith-based settings…

Women aged 45-64 and IPV in Cyprus

Stavros K. Parlalis

The purpose of this paper is to explore and understand the reasons for which middle-age women report highest percentages of intimate partner violence (IPV) than other age…

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