The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 9 Issue 2

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Adult protection in mental health and inpatient settings: an analysis of the recognition of adult abuse and use of adult protection procedures in working with vulnerable adults

Diane Galpin, Jo Parker

Although there has been a commitment to develop a policy framework to support vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, there remains concern around its lack of use within…

Blowing the whistle on abuse of adults with learning disabilities

Rebecca Calcraft

Whistle‐blowing is the act of speaking out about wrongdoing in the workplace. Adults with learning disabilities are particularly vulnerable to abuse, and care staff play…

Safeguarding Adults: some experiences from safeguarding managers who are at the forefront of the safeguarding plan (case conference)

Celia Harbottle

As Safeguarding Adults, the national framework of standards of good practice in adult protection, begins to take root in the language and culture of organisations, the…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn