The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 4 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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A review of research outcomes in elder abuse

Claudine McCreadie

This paper provides a commentary on research outcomes in the field of elder abuse and challenges assumptions about older people, carers, vulnerability and risk.


Cosmetic surgery for people with learning disabilities: considerations for adult protection practice

Paul Cambridge

This paper explores the ethical issues surrounding the use of cosmetic surgery for and by people with learning disabilities. Although such interventions are less common in…

Training in joint investigation of alleged crimes against people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland

Anne McAllister, Andrew Bailey, Owen Barr

This paper reports on the evaluation of a training event conducted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Homefirst Community Trust. Participants'…


International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)

Bridget Penhale

The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse was established in 1997 to help disseminate worldwide information which can help in the prevention of the abuse…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn