The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 19 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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A place to call our own: perspectives on the geographical and social marginalisation of homeless people

Caroline Hughes, Iolo Madoc-Jones, Odette Parry, Sarah Dubberley

Notwithstanding heightened awareness of the issues faced by homeless people, the notion that homelessness is the result of individual failings and weaknesses persists. The…

The journey from first inspection to quality standards (1857-2016): are we there yet?

Martin Campbell

The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively analyse the inspection and regulation of care for people with learning disabilities and mental health problems in Scotland…

What’s in a word? The importance of the concept of “values” in the prevention of abuse of older people 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 the importance of the personal value frameworks…

Development of Pict-O-Stat: violence – focus on experiences of violence and a survey that can be completed by the individuals themselves

Kerstin Kristensen, Anders Möller

The purpose of this paper is to find a method that makes it possible for people with intellectual disabilities to independently contribute to population-based research in…

Modern slavery – the adult safeguarding interface

Joanna Kidd, Jill Manthorpe

The inclusion of modern slavery in the Care Act 2014 as a form of abuse means that the subject of modern slavery is now included in the remit of adult safeguarding in…

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