The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 2 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


Table of contents

Listening is not enough: An analysis of calls to the Elder Abuse Response

G Bennett, Ginny Jenkins, Zee Asif

Elder Abuse Response is a UK adult protection helpline for older people which provides a valuable opportunity for monitoring interest in and concerns regarding abuse of…


Financial abuse of older people

K. Walsh, G. Bennett

Financial abuse is widely recognised to be an important but under‐reported risk area for vulnerable adults, especially elderly people. This paper provides an introduction…


Learning from experience

Bob Skinner

At the core of raising awareness about adult protection lies the formidable task of introducing social and health care staff and others to what abuse is and what can be…


Preventing abuse of vulnerable adults

Richard Bradshaw

Ensuring that social and health care professionals have a clear understanding and acceptance of what constitutes adult abuse and how they should respond when faced by…


The Ann Craft Trust

Pamela Cooke, Deborah Kitson

As part of the Journal's series of profiles of UK organisations working in the field of vulnerable adults and adult abuse the work of the Ann Craft Trust (formerly NAPSAC…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn