The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 8 Issue 1

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


Table of contents

Joining up adult protection and the disciplinary process

Steve West

Behaviour that is in fact adult abuse may be reported through a number of different frameworks (for example complaints procedures and incident reporting procedures…

Responding to the abuse of people with learning disabilities: the role of the police

Rachel Davies, Ian Mansell, Ruth Northway, Robert Jenkins

The abuse of people with learning disabilities is a significant problem. The response of the police to abuse that is actually a criminal offence is paramount. This paper…

Access to assets: older people with impaired capacity and financial abuse

Anne‐Louise McCawley, Cheryl Tilse, Jill Wilson, Linda Rosenman, Deborah Setterlund

This paper draws upon findings from a secondary analysis of suspected financial abuse cases in files of the Guardianship and Administration Tribunal in Queensland…

Recognising and addressing elder abuse in care homes: views from residents and managers

Sheila Furness

In 2004, the author carried out a small scale study to find out the views of those living and working in private care homes in England about a range of issues connected to…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn