The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 18 Issue 5

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The potential uses and abuses of a power of entry for social workers in England: a re-analysis of responses to a government consultation

Caroline Norrie, Jill Manthorpe, Stephen Martineau, Martin Stevens

Whether social workers should have a power of entry in cases where individuals seem to be hindering safeguarding enquiries for community-dwelling adults at risk is a…

Media reactions to the Panorama programme “Behind Closed Doors: Social Care Exposed” and care staff reflections on publicity of poor practice in the care sector

Jill Manthorpe, Esther Njoya, Jess Harris, Caroline Norrie, Jo Moriarty

The purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of media reactions to the BBC Television Panorama programme, Behind Closed Doors’ and to set this in the context of…

Safeguarding people with learning disabilities from forced marriage: the role of Safeguarding Adult Boards

Rachael Clawson

The issue of forced marriage is typically located within debates on violence against women, immigration control and cultural difference and is rarely considered in…

The role of the general practice surgery in safeguarding adults

Jeremy C. Gibson, Bill Nicol, Ed Ronayne, Michelle Grant

First, the authors summarise arrangements expected from general practice (GP) surgeries, to optimize their safeguarding adults role. Second, using case-based discussions…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn