The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 5 Issue 4

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Abuse of adults with learning difficulties: user consultation in developing adult protection procedures and guidelines

Guy Wishart

This article reports the findings of a national survey of the consultation of people with learning difficulties by social services departments in the development of adult…

Informing local inquiries: developing local reviews in adult protection

Jill Manthorpe

A role available to adult protection committees is the consideration of local issues and making recommendations to promote protection locally. While policy development in…

Knowledge and attitudes of staff towards adult protection

Kate Taylor, Karen Dodd

Despite the introduction of Surrey‐wide vulnerable adults policies and procedures, monitoring figures from the Surrey Adult Protection Committee indicate that abuse is…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn