The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 6 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The case for case management in adult protection

Paul Cambridge, Tessa Parkes

This paper argues for a case management rationale in adult protection management and practice, drawing insights from a series of linked training initiatives and an…

Home or hell: older tenants' experiences in the private rented sector

Tina Fear, Nancy Carlton, Frances Heywood, Misa Izuhara, Jenny Pannell, Robin Means

Issues raised here are drawn from the findings of a housing investigation that explored harassment and abuse of older tenants in the private rented sector. The project…

Sexual abuse of elderly people: would we rather not know the details?

Katharine Jeary

This article considers the wide‐ranging situations and circumstances in which sexual abuse of elderly people occurs and suggests that the complexities inherent in the…

Protecting people with learning disabilities from abuse: a key role for learning disability nurses

Rachel Davies, Robert Jenkins

Learning disability nurses are in a prime position to help protect clients from abuse. But current training programmes are not preparing nurses adequately to fulfill this…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn