The Adult Safeguarding Practice Handbook

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Publisher's Synopsis

This is an essential, practical guide to best practice in adult safeguarding which supports students and practitioners to develop the skills, knowledge and ethical awareness to confidently address the challenges of adult safeguarding across a wide range of practice contexts in the UK. The authors explore the current context of adult safeguarding in the UK, together with the legislation, rights and principles that are the basis of best practice, and with a focus on developments in practice following the implementation of the Care Act (2014). Practitioners are supported to develop their practice by exploring new research and innovative ways of working within the field, while promoting the importance of learning from experience and building resilience in adult safeguarding work. This book includes:  helpful case studies and examples of professional decision making from experienced adult safeguarding practitioners  top tips and models to enable confident application of knowledge to practice  tools for reflection to extend the practitioner's development

Book information

ISBN: 9781447351672
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Imprint: Policy Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 362.0425
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: viii, 255
Weight: 460g
Height: 240mm
Width: 171mm
Spine width: 18mm