Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults

Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults

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Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults provides an up-to-date summary of developments in the legislative framework and best practice relevant to the area of adult protection work. It explains legislation that can be used in adult protection work, covering criminal and civil law, and crucial national guidance such as Achieving Best Evidence. Issues covered include confidentiality and information-sharing in adult protection work, capacity issues, police investigations, financial abuse, advocacy, witness support and honour-based violence. The book is illustrated throughout with case studies and good practice points. This book will be essential reading for anyone working with vulnerable adults, including health and social care workers, care managers, support workers, volunteers, advocates, police, probation staff, prison staff, lawyers training officers and students.REFERENCES Department of Health (2004 and 2006) Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme in England and Wales for Adult Placement Schemes, Domiciliary Care Agencies and Care Homes: A Practical Guide. London: DH. Departmentanbsp;...

Title:Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults
Author:Jacki Pritchard
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2008-10-15


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