The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 8 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Decision and debate: addressing the implications of the POVA banning list

Jill Manthorpe, Martin Stevens

The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Bill introduces a central vetting process for staff and volunteers working with vulnerable adults and children in England and Wales…

Developing women only and gender sensitive practices in inpatient wards — current issues and challenges

Jeanette Copperman, Karen Knowles

In this article we explore how inpatient mental health services in England and Wales are interpreting and responding to policy derived from Mainstreaming Gender and…

Psychological therapies in the treatment of abused adults

Aileen Fraser

As a practitioner working in the field of adult protection I became aware that, although the responses to reports of abuse have become more effective and consistent…

‘Setting the scene’ for protection of vulnerable adults (POVA) investigations

Gillian Parsons

This article considers service delivery options for agencies working within the field of adult protection that will allow for successful forward planning and an effective…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn