The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 22 Issue 5

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Adult safeguarding in Sweden’s social services

Inger Kjellberg

The purpose of this paper is twofold: firstly, to describe adult safeguarding in Sweden’s social services, and secondly, to analyse the changes in Sweden’s national…

An empirical examination of elder abuse through the lens of mens rea

Naval Bajpai, Gunjan Sharma, Prince Dubey, Kushagra Kulshreshtha

The purpose of this paper is to examine elder abuse (EA) tendency in the context of social integration and caregiver stress (CGS). Afterward, the attempt has been made to…

Elder abuse in Ghana – a qualitative exploratory study

Wenche Malmedal, Christiana Anyan

The aim of this study was to explore how Ghanaian staff in nursing homes and hospitals perceive abuse and neglect of older adults as well as to explore the nature and…

Of myths and markets: how marketisation of the care home sector contributes to circumstances where abuse is more likely to occur and continue

Steve Moore

Strategic socio-political views are notably scarce among contemporary discourses on the causes of abuse of vulnerable older people in care and nursing homes. This paper…

Microfinance and domestic violence

Khondker Aktaruzzaman, Omar Farooq

The purpose of this paper is to document the impact of participation in microfinance programs on domestic violence against women.

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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