The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 24 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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“Just because people are old, just because they're ill…” dignity matters in district nursing

Emma Stevens, Liz Price, Liz Walker

This paper aims to explore the concept and practice, of dignity as understood and experienced by older adults and district nursing staff. The paper adds a new, nuanced…

Unsafe at home: the increased trend of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh

Anita Jahid

The pandemic situation has increased the domestic violence rate against women and children significantly around the world. However, it is difficult to measure the accurate…

Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes as a reciprocal process: the view from the perspective of care workers

Ana Paula Gil, Manuel Luis Capelas

Reciprocal abuse inside care practices remain under-studied due to their invisibility and further research is required. The purpose of this paper is to explore different…

Missing links: safeguarding and disability hate crime responses

Jane C. Healy, Rosslyn Dray

This paper aims to consider the relationship between disability hate crime and safeguarding adults. It critically considers whether safeguarding responses to disability…

Sexual assault of older people by hospital staff in England

Amanda Warburton-Wynn

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the findings of this research. A research paper was published in October 2021 highlighting results of freedom of information…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn