Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults
Criminal Justice and Adult Protection
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Good Practice in the Law and Safeguarding Adults by Jacki Pritchard
Book DescriptionGood 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843109372
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jacki Pritchard
Good Practice in Promoting Recovery and Healing for Abused Adults, Paperback (February 2013)
Good Practice in Recovery and Healing from Abuse: Adult Survivors is an extensive guide that gives insight on how to be creative in helping adult victims of abuse through the recovery and healing processes. The book features chapters written by practitioners and researchers involved in the different sectors of working with abuse.
Good Practice in Assessing Risk, Paperback (January 2011)
This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility.
Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults, Paperback (November 2010)
Recording Skills in Safeguarding Adults is the comprehensive guide to keeping accurate, effective and complete records in safeguarding adults work. It covers crucial skills in recording, including how to write effectively; evidential requirements when writing statements and reports for court, minute-taking and includes examples of good recording.
Good Practice in Safeguarding Children, Paperback (January 2009)» View all books by Jacki Pritchard
This book draws together contributors' experiences of working with safeguarding children on a broad range of issues, including neglect, trafficked children, parents with learning difficulties and child protection supervision. The contributors discuss current dilemmas in safeguarding children work and provide models of good practice.
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Author Biography - Jacki Pritchard
Jacki Pritchard is a qualified social worker registered with the General Social Care Council with extensive experience as a practitioner and manager in both fieldwork and hospital settings. She is currently working as an independent social worker, trainer, consultant and researcher focusing on abuse, risk and violence, and is series editor of the Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice series and the Violence and Abuse series, both published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
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