The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 22 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Vulnerable adults in police custody

Ian Cummins

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the recent National Appropriate Adult Network (NAAN) report on the role of the appropriate adult.


Practitioner perspectives of multi-agency safeguarding hubs (MASH)

Sarah Shorrock, Michelle M. McManus, Stuart Kirby

The challenges of transferring the theoretical requirements of an effective multi-agency partnership into everyday practices are often overlooked, particularly within…


Making any difference? Conceptualising the impact of safeguarding adults boards

Michael Preston-Shoot

Criticisms of the effectiveness of Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) led to legislative reform in the shape of the Children and Social Work Act 2017. Given…

The sound of silence: evidence of the continuing under reporting of abuse in care homes

Steve Moore

The purpose of this paper is to present findings from two research projects undertaken between 2015 and 2019 that reveal continued underreporting and sometimes active…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn