Galpin, D. and Parker, J., 2007. Adult Protection in Mental Health and Inpatient Settings: An Analysis of the Recognition of Adult Abuse and Use of Adult Protection Procedures in Working with Vulnerable Adults. Journal of Adult Protection, 9 (2), pp. 6-14.
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Although there has been a commitment to develop a policy framework to support vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, there remains concern around its lack of use within National Health Service inpatient settings and mental health services in particular. A gap between policy and practice appears to have developed, which leaves inpatients vulnerable to inadequate responses to allegations of adult abuse. This article will provide a critical overview of the policy and practice issues that affect the use of adult protection procedures.
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