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Journal of Adult Protection, The

Adult protection cases in a hospice: an audit

Adult protection cases in a hospice: an audit Payne, Malcolm abstract An audit of the 12 adult protection cases arising in a south London hospice during 2004 is reported, including case studies illustrating issues arising and information about the introduction of a new policy and procedure following No Secrets guidance (Home Office/Department of Health, 2000). […]

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developments

Human Rights Act 1998: developments Brammer, Alison This column outlines some recent caselaw decisions affecting vulnerable adults, where rights and freedoms within the Human Rights Act 1998 have been argued. R (Beeson) v Dorset County Council. CA 18 December 2002 This case began as a judicial review of a local authority decision that an individual […]

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a Norwegian model for community education and response

Elderly people at risk: a Norwegian model for community education and response Juklestad, Olaug abstract Awareness of the problem of elder abuse was aroused in Norway in the early 1980s. A pilot project conducted between 1991 and 1994, described here, established an important body of knowledge based on casework. Central authorities believe that improved knowledge […]

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informing the protection of people with learning disabilities from abuse

Evidencing good practice in adult protection: informing the protection of people with learning disabilities from abuse Northway, Ruth abstract The importance and challenges in providing a good practice evidence base for adult protection are outlined. The literature search, review and mapping exercise that formed part of the Abuse of Adults with Learning Disabilities: Policy, Practice […]