Safeguarding vulnerable adults

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Safeguarding vulnerable adults

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Introduction - Legislation - Definition of abuse - Categories of abuse - Issues to consider if a safeguarding issue is suspected - Confidentiality - Initial disclosure or discovery - The strategic process - Mental capacity - Principals of capacity assessment - Assessing capacity - Recording of assessment capacity - Best interests

Chapter.  3893 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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