The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 20 Issue 5/6

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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A Delphi survey of practitioner’s understanding of mental capacity

George Clerk, Jason Schaub, David Hancock, Colin Martin

The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of a study considering the application of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)…

What’s in a name? Family violence involving older adults

Susan M. Benbow, Sharmi Bhattacharyya, Paul Kingston

The purpose of this paper is to review the terminology used to describe family violence involving older adults in order to stimulate a discussion that may assist in the…

Elder mistreatment in South Asian communities: a review of the literature

Ashfaque Ahmed Talpur, Tony Ryan, Parveen Ali, Sharron Hinchliff

The purpose of this paper is to perform a review of the literature of empirical studies on elder mistreatment (EM) in South Asians, and to discuss key implications for…

On the ground insights from disability professionals supporting people with intellectual disability who have experienced sexual violence

Ellen Frances Fraser-Barbour

The purpose of this paper is report on a study exploring the views of service providers, both within disability service sectors and in mainstream violence response…

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