The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 23 Issue 5

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Domestic abuse and intimate partner violence: the role of digital by design

Katie MacLure, Ali Jones

Domestic abuse or intimate partner violence is a term that describes a pattern of abusive behaviours, often experienced concurrently and linked to gender-based violence…

Remote support to victims of violence against women and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sónia Maria Martins Caridade, Rosa Saavedra, Rita Ribeiro, Ana Cristina Oliveira, Manuela Santos, Iris Sofia Almeida, Cristina Soeiro

This paper aims to characterize the type of support provided to victims of violence against women and domestic violence (VAWDV) during the first lockdown, assessing the…


Positive risk taking: debating the research agenda in the context of adult protection and COVID

Erin King, Karen Davies, Michele Abendstern

The purpose of this paper is to present the case for examining the concept of positive risk taking (PRT) in the context of adult protection. The paper argues there is a…

Participation of older adults in the intra-household decision-making activities: evidence from the longitudinal ageing study in India

Irshad CV, Deepak Kumar Behera, Umakant Dash

This study aims to document the participation of intra-household decision-making activities by older adults in India.

Measuring social skills: cultural adaptation and validation of the SSI-Del Prette

João Filipe Fundinho, José Ferreira-Alves, Ana Carolina Braz, Zilda Aparecida Pereira Del Prette, Almir Del Prette

Identifying and assessing social skills has been a powerful way of linking human behaviour and human interaction with their consequences at significant developmental…

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