The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 6 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Social services' progress in implementing No Secrets ‐ an analysis of codes of practice

Keith Sumner

This article reports on an analysis of local authority codes of practice for the protection of vulnerable adults. The research focused on three main areas of requirements…

The victim's voice: how is it heard? Issues arising from adult protection case conferences

Katharine Jeary

This paper reports findings from a recent study of adult protection case conferences, focusing on how the victim's views may be represented or heard.

Recommendations into practice: implementing the results of local research into adult protection

Karen Dodd, Louise Lamb

A research study carried out in Surrey to look at staff knowledge of and attitudes towards adult protection highlighted issues that may underpin the reasons for low levels…

Hate crime against people with learning difficulties: the role of the Crime and Disorder Act and <i>No Secrets</i> in identification and prevention

Joanna Perry

This article considers the experiences of people with learning difficulties as victims of hate crime. It considers how the Crime and Disorder Act and No Secrets can help…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn