The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 22 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The demographics of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities: findings from a national database

Rachael Clawson, Anne Patterson, Rachel Fyson, Michelle McCarthy

The purpose of this study is to compare the UK demographics of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities and people without learning disabilities to inform…

People with an intellectual disability: under-reporting sexual violence

Sara Willott, Wendy Badger, Vicky Evans

People with an intellectual disability are much more likely to be sexually violated and the violation is less likely to be reported. Despite this being high-lighted at…

Reframing financial abuse of parishioners: an analysis of a Church of England disciplinary tribunal hearing regarding Rev. Karl Wray

Mark Redmond

Traditional understandings of financial abuse are limited to particular situations and people who have close access to vulnerable adults. This paper aims to add to a…

Negotiating meaning within healthcare to improve suicide prevention

Susanna Doyle

A framework for “negotiating meaning” was applied to a healthcare service to achieve a collaboratively developed suicide prevention clinical pathway.

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn