Self-neglect and safeguarding: indicators for good practice


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?


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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Adult Protection research suggests there is still much to do in response to events at Winterbourne View

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The events at Winterbourne View assessment and treatment service, where the BBC Panorama programme uncovered systematic abuse of people with learning disabilities, has led to a serious case review written by Margaret Flynn and Vic Citarella. The review concluded that the services provided at Winterbourne View were not based on an understanding of the needs of the [read the full story…]

Abuse and Neglect continues to be reported to charities despite lessons from Winterbourne View

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Yesterday saw the release of the serious case review relating to the appalling treatment of people at the Winterbourne View care home, as exposed in the BBC Panorama programme last year. The review, chaired by Margaret Flynn, points to a lack of leadership amongst commissioners, as well as criticising the role of the Care Quality [read the full story…]