The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 7 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Adult protection cases in a hospice: an audit

Malcolm Payne

An audit of the 12 adult protection cases arising in a south London hospice during 2004 is reported, including case studies illustrating issues arising and information…

The efficacy of interventions designed to prevent and protect people with intellectual disabilities from sexual abuse: a review of the literature

Corinna Bruder, Biza Kroese

This paper reviews the clinical interventions used to address the vulnerability of people with intellectual disabilities to sexual abuse. Prevalence of sexual abuse for…

Evidencing good practice in adult protection: informing the protection of people with learning disabilities from abuse

Ruth Northway, Rachel Davies, Robert Jenkins, Ian Mansell

The importance and challenges in providing a good practice evidence base for adult protection are outlined. The literature search, review and mapping exercise that formed…

The long‐term effects of the abusive regime at the Longcare homes

John Pring

In 1994, a leaked council report revealed that, for more than ten years, Gordon Rowe, a former social worker, had been beating, raping and ill‐treating the adults with…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn