The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 22 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Getting the cues of elder abuse: an identification through dependency and modernization

Naval Bajpai, Kushagra Kulshreshtha, Prince Dubey, Gunjan Sharma

In the present era of modernization, the social group members interact with each other with selfish and unselfish intents. However, the unselfish means and ends build a…

Utilization of a forensic accountant to investigate financial exploitation of older adults

Jason Dauenhauer, Kristin Heffernan, Karen Webber, Kari Smoker, Paul Caccamise, Allison Granata

The purpose of this paper is to describe the results of an online program evaluation survey conducted in the USA in 2018 which was designed to understand how members of an…

Managing stressors in a detention facility: the need for supporting and safeguarding staff

David N. Eades

This paper aims to explore the impact of stressors and the strategies staff use to cope with these at a detention facility. It documents through case studies some of the…

Medical treatment and best interests: judicial interpretation of values, wishes and beliefs under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Owen P. O'Sullivan

The prominence of the best interests principle in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 represented an important transition to a more resolutely patient-centred model regarding…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn