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Safeguarding Adults in Social Work
     

Safeguarding Adults in Social Work

by Andy Mantell (Editor)
 

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This fully-revised Second Edition looks at how practitioners and students can achieve best-practice when working with vulnerable adults.

The first part of the book explores the evolution of concepts and policies for safeguarding adults, with particular reference to the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Capacity Act 2005. In the second section the focus shifts to

Overview

This fully-revised Second Edition looks at how practitioners and students can achieve best-practice when working with vulnerable adults.

The first part of the book explores the evolution of concepts and policies for safeguarding adults, with particular reference to the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Capacity Act 2005. In the second section the focus shifts to good practice in empowering vulnerable adults. The final section focuses on developing effective professional and inter-professional practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857254016
Publisher:
Learning Matters
Publication date:
06/10/2011
Series:
Transforming Social Work Practice Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Andy Mantell is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Chichester. He has worked in a range of social work settings and specialised as a hospital social worker in the field of neuro-disability. During this period he also qualified as an Approved Social Worker and Practice Teacher. He completed his DPhil. in Social Work and Social Policy at Sussex University in 2006. His research interests include Huntington's disease, acquired brain injury, mental health, disability and mental capacity.

Terry Scragg is a visiting fellow in the School of Social Studies at the University of Chichester and was previously Principal Lecturer in Management responsible for postgraduate programmes for health and social care managers. He is a qualified social worker and prior to working in higher education held practitioner and managerial roles in social services departments.

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