The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 8 Issue 4

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Elder abuse: current research in the Russian Federation (2004‐2006)

Pavel Puchkov

This paper details findings from a research study on elder abuse and neglect undertaken in Russia. A survey of 2881 older people aged 60 years and older who were known to…

A pilot study on the abuse of elderly people with dementia in Turkey

Nesrin Aşti, Neşe Erdem

Turkey faces many problems with its rapidly ageing population. Physical and emotional problems may increase with advancing age, for example, dementia can lead to…

The prevalence of mistreatment among the elderly with mental disorders in primary health care settings

Maja Racic, Srebrenka Kusmuk, Ljilja Kozomara, Branka Debelnogic, Rajna Tepic

Elder mistreatment is a widespread medical and social problem that is often under‐recognised by primary care physicians. The primary aim of this study was to estimate the…

Implications for practice: research into the effects of sexual abuse on adults with intellectual disabilities

Heather Sequeira

The aim of this paper is to gather information that will be useful to practitioners who are assessing and trying to understand the difficulties of people with intellectual…

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