The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 23 Issue 4

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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On (not) learning from self-neglect safeguarding adult reviews

Michael Preston-Shoot

The purpose of this paper is to update the core data set of self-neglect safeguarding adult reviews (SARs) and accompanying thematic analysis. It also explores whether…

Promoting safety awareness and protection skills for people with disabilities: a literature review

Kai Ru Goh, Cathy Andrew

High prevalence of violence against persons with disabilities (PwDs) has prompted a steady growth of training aimed at equipping PwDs with personal safety skills. This…

Operationalising the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) in support of brain injury survivors – views from practice

Jade Scott, Stephen Weatherhead, Jill Manthorpe

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), as part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (DoLS, 2007), was established to provide a legal framework for decision-making in respect…

Financial abuse, statutory provisions and the courts: adequacy and analysis of enduring and lasting powers of attorney

Owen P. O'Sullivan

Financial abuse can be difficult to detect, and it is deemed to have the same potential to cause distress as other forms of abuse. The delegation of financial affairs…

Challenges faced by older people in a district of Uttar Pradesh: a qualitative study

Avanish Bhai Patel

The steady rise in aged population has brought many challenges such as social, economic and health care that confront of the older people in their later life. The purpose…

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