The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 7 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The impact of a vulnerable adult protection policy on the psychological and emotional well‐being of adults with a learning disability

Corinna Bruder, Biza Kroese, Sarah Bland

The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how the proceedings of a vulnerable adult protection policy is understood by referrers to affect the psychological…

Select questions: considering the issues raised by a Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry into elder abuse

Jill Manthorpe, Neil Perkins, Bridget Penhale, Lisa Pinkney, Paul Kingston

This article updates a review submitted to the Department of Health (DH) in the light of the House of Commons Health Select Committee report on Elder Abuse. The review…

Elder abuse, adult protection and social care: developments in New Labour policy

Phil Slater

The Green Paper's vision for the future of adult social care confirms New Labour's subsumption of the specific social problem of ‘elder abuse’ under a generic adult…

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