The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 19 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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On self-neglect and safeguarding adult reviews: diminishing returns or adding value?

Michael Preston-Shoot

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to update the core data set of self-neglect serious case reviews (SCRs) and safeguarding adult reviews (SARs), and…


Social work intervention with adults who self-neglect in England: responding to the Care Act 2014

Ann Anka, Pernille Sorensen, Marian Brandon, Sue Bailey

The purpose of this paper is to report on findings from an evaluative research study which looked at a timed intervention model of practice comprising of up to 24 weeks of…


Renegotiating power in adult safeguarding: the role of advocacy

Sarah P. Lonbay, Toby Brandon

The increased involvement of adults at risk in the safeguarding process has become a prominent issue within English safeguarding policy. However, there is evidence to…


Spontaneous concerns about risk and abuse reported by people with dementia and their carers

Susan M. Benbow, Paul Kingston

The purpose of this paper is to look at concerns about risk/abuse expressed spontaneously by people with dementia (PwD) and their carers in narratives describing their…

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