The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 18 Issue 6

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil? Underreporting of abuse in care homes

Steve Moore

The purpose of this paper is to present some of the findings from an empirical, mixed methods research project that reveal underreporting and active concealment of abuse…

Parliamentary arguments on powers of access – the Care Bill debates

Jill Manthorpe, Stephen Martineau, Caroline Norrie, Martin Stevens

Opinion is divided on whether a new power of entry should be introduced for social workers in cases where individuals seem to be hindering safeguarding enquiries for…

Safeguarding adults: from realism to ritual

Heather Yoeli, Sarah P. Lonbay, Sarah Morey, Lara Pizycki

The landscape of adult social care, and in particular of adult safeguarding, has shifted considerably over the last decade. Alongside policy changes in the responses to…


A preventable death? A family’s perspective on an adult safeguarding review regarding an adult with traumatic brain injury

Alyson Norman

The purpose of this paper is to review the care management of a man with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from a family member’s perspective.

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