The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 23 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Transitional Safeguarding: presenting the case for developing Making Safeguarding Personal for young people in England

Christine Cocker, Adi Cooper, Dez Holmes, Fiona Bateman

The purpose of this paper is to set out the similarities and differences between the legal frameworks for safeguarding children and adults. It presents the case for…


Undue pressure or moral obligation: religious gifting and undue influence

Vinny Kennedy

This paper aims to stimulate discussion on how best to protect individuals from undue influence when gifting to religious institutions in England and Wales.

Structural discrimination and abuse: COVID-19 and people in care homes in England and Wales

Jonathan Parker

The purpose of this paper is to explore the significant and high death toll of COVID-19 on care home residents and social care staff in England and Wales. These mortality…

Innovating during the pandemic? Policing, domestic abuse and multi-agency risk assessment conferencing (MARACs)

Sandra Walklate, Barry Godfrey, Jane Richardson

The purpose of this paper is to reflect upon the challenges posed for the ongoing implementation of multi-agency risk assessment conferences (MARACs) for police forces in…


Diagnosis of “acopia”: prescription for neglect?

Zoe Hodges

This paper aims to reflect upon the usefulness of the word “acopia” as a diagnosis in relation to individuals in hospital.

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn