The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 20 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Learning from safeguarding adult reviews on self-neglect: addressing the challenge of change

Michael Preston-Shoot

The purpose of this paper is to update the core data set of self-neglect safeguarding adult reviews (SARs) and accompanying thematic analysis, and to address the challenge…


Reporting sexual violence on mental health wards

Marian Foley, Ian Cummins

The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a scoping study that explored the extent of recorded sexual violence perpetrated on inpatients on mental health (MH) units.

The sexual street harassment battle: perceptions of women in urban India

Jehangir Bharucha, Rita Khatri

In India, women feel unsafe particularly in public spaces and single women feel threatened in almost every context (Nag, 2016). The purpose of this paper is to examine…

Through a glass darkly: exploring commissioning and contract monitoring and its role in detecting abuse in care and nursing homes for older people

Steve Moore

The purpose of this paper is to present findings from face-to-face interviews undertaken with 16 care and nursing home managers employed in homes situated in two English…

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