The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 9 Issue 4

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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Abuse in care? The identification of early indicators of the abuse of people with learning disabilities in residential settings

Dave Marsland, Peter Oakes, Caroline White

Although No Secrets suggests that adult protection practices should seek to prevent abuse, it can be argued that such practice predominately focuses on pursuing effective…


This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/14769018200700020. When citing…

The role of the independent mental capacity advocate in adult protection

Teresa Gorczynska, David Thompson

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 introduced the role of the independent mental capacity advocate (IMCA). This is essentially a new safeguard for adults when they lack the…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
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