The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 2 Issue 4

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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A personal touch: managing the risks of abuse during intimate and personal care

Paul Cambridge, Steven Carnaby

This paper identifies considerations for managing the risks of abuse during intimate and personal care for people with learning disabilities and complex needs. Drawing on…

Comparative European module: protection of vulnerable older people

Greta Bradley, Bridget Penhale

For the past four years, the social work department at the University of Hull has been working in partnership with colleagues from Austria, France and Germany to develop a…

Adult children of elderly parents who remarry: aetiology of domestic abuse

Ariela Lowenstein, Pnina Ron

This research paper from Israel examines damaging family reactions to later‐life remarriage. It describes a study based on qualitative data from interviews with 17…

Chronicling care and registering concern: the use of an at‐risk register for vulnerable adults

Mike Linnett

Few areas have decided to implement a formal at‐risk register in respect of vulnerable adults and adult abuse, although many have markers or other recording aids in use…

VOICE UK: support for people with learning disabilities who have been abused

Christina Horrocks

This paper describes the work of VOICE UK, one of the country's leading support organisations in the field of abuse of adults with learning disabilities. Here the…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn