The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 21 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Older adults neglected by their caregivers: vulnerabilities and risks identified in an adult protective services sample

Joy Swanson Ernst

Using a risk and vulnerability framework, the purpose of this paper is to describe the characteristics of older adults that Adult Protective Services (APS) substantiated…

Making connections: a multi-disciplinary analysis of domestic homicide, mental health homicide and adult practice reviews

Amanda Lea Robinson, Alyson Rees, Roxanna Dehaghani

The purpose of this paper is to “read across” a sample of domestic homicide reviews (DHRs), mental health homicide reviews (MHHRs) and adult practice reviews (APR) to…

Safeguarding Adult Reviews: the experience of one Independent Author

Pete Morgan

The purpose of this paper is to consider the process of undertaking a Safeguarding Adult Review (SAR) from the perspective of an Independent Author and from an agency…


Viewpoint: CPS guidance on prosecuting rape and sexual assault cases

Marian Foley, Ian Cummins

The purpose of this paper is to highlight concerns about recent CPS guidance on the prosecution of rape and sexual assault cases.


Displacement through incarceration: an opportunity for personal re-engagement

David N. Eades

The purpose of this paper is to highlight that interpersonal relations within a visits venue in a carceral space can be restorative. This provides implications for staff…

Mental health law under review: messages from English safeguarding adults reviews

Jill Manthorpe, Stephen Martineau

The purpose of this paper is to examine safeguarding adults reviews (SARs) that refer to mental health legislation in order to contribute to the review of English mental…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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