The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 7 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Appropriate adults provided for vulnerable people questioned under caution: implications for policy of the Criminal Justice Review in Northern Ireland

Sheree Brewin, Andrew Bailey

This paper describes the current guidance in the Police and Criminal Evidence (NI) Order and associated codes of practice as they relate to the detention and questioning…

Why it took so long to expose the abusive regime at Longcare

John Pring

In 1994, a leaked Buckinghamshire County Council report revealed that, for more than 10 years, former social worker Gordon Rowe had been beating, raping and neglecting the…

Worlds forever apart? Using vulnerable adult protection policies to deliver better health and social services to street prostitutes

Michael Clark, Sandra Squires

This articles makes the case for using existing adult protection provision to improve the wellbeing of street prostitutes, whose circumstances often render them vulnerable…

The development of practice theory in adult protection intervention: insights from a recent research project

Harry Douglass

This article discusses two theoretical constructs ‐ ways of understanding complex phenomena ‐ developed from a research study. The study, which explored the perceptions of…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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