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  • Working with Vulnerable Adultsby Bridget Penhale; Jonathan Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may compound or alleviate vulnerability. Working with Vulnerable Adults develops a sound basis for understanding issues of risk, vulnerability... more...

  • Institutional Abuseby Jill Manthorpe; Bridget Penhale; Nicky Stanley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Institutional Abuse brings together a number of different research studies and accounts of institutional abuse from leading academics and researchers. Public enquiries and court cases concerning institutional abuse in a range of settings have generated considerable media interest and have highlighted the need for preventative strategies and appropriate... more...

  • Stroke - The 'At Your Fingertips' Guideby Anthony Rudd; Penny Irwin; Bridget Penhale

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2004; US$ 31.99

    In the new, second edition of this inspiring guide, three leading experts answer hundreds of questions actually asked by people who have experienced stroke and their families. Stroke – the ‘at your fingertips’ guide gives you up-to-date and medically accurate information on a range of topics covering “what is stroke” to “future developments. more...

  • Child Protection and Mental Health Servicesby Nicky Stanley; Bridget Penhale; Denise Riordan

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 34.95

    Health and social care professionals are constantly exhorted to work collaboratively. This book reports on research which examines interprofessional work with families in which mothers have a mental health problem and where there are also concerns about child protection. Breakdowns in interprofessional collaboration, issues of risk and relevant resources... more...

  • Elder Abuse Initiatives in Irelandby Bridget Penhale; Margaret Flynn; Amanda Phelan

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    The papers contained in this special issue of the Journal of Adult Protection focus specifically on elder abuse in Ireland. Each paper offers a distinct contribution in the following areas: a macro-perspective of older people’s perceptions of what constitutes elder abuse, meso-perspectives of the experience of elder abuse by older people and a... more...

  • Making safeguarding personalby Margaret Flynn; Bridget Penhale; Michael Preston-Shoot; Adi Cooper

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    Making Safeguarding Personal is a key practice principle that has been enshrined in the statutory guidance that must inform how local authorities and their partner agencies implement their adult safeguarding powers and duties introduced by the Care Act 2014. In summary the practice principle requires that the adult at risk of abuse or harm be as fully... more...

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