Rape of older people: challenging the ‘Real Rape’ stereotype

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Jill Manthorpe welcomes a recent paper by Bows & Westmarland, which provides a very useful summary of research about the rape and sexual violence committed against older women in the UK.

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Reflections on Reimagining Social Care

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Sarah Carr takes a look at a new report from Research in Practice for Adults which uses evidence to reimagine social care.

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Access to justice for victims and survivors of elder abuse

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Jill Manthorpe looks at a study on access to justice for victims of elder abuse and considers the implications for adult safeguarding practice and the implementation of Making Safeguarding Personal policy.

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Self-neglect and safeguarding: indicators for good practice

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Jill Manthorpe follows up her previous blog on self-neglect and safeguarding by looking at a related paper on good practice indicators from serious case reviews.

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What do serious case reviews say about self-neglect?

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Jill Manthorpe examines an analysis of serious case reviews where self-neglect was a factor and discusses what this means for adult safeguarding practice, particularly in the context of the Care Act.

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Models of adult safeguarding: what works best?

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Lindsey Pike gives us a sneak preview of a forthcoming research paper on models of adult safeguarding in England and weighs up what the findings mean for the current policy and practice context.

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What does evidence say for Making Safeguarding Personal?

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In her blog, Lindsey Pike of RiPfA examines a literature review on adult safeguarding in Britain and considers the implications for Care Act implementation.

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What does ‘adult protection’ mean to social workers?

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In her first Social Care Elf blog, Jo Moriarty, Research Fellow at the Social Care Workforce Research Unit, examines a study looking into the meanings attached to adult protection by social work practitioners.

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