Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice (2nd ed.)

by Ruth Northway, Robert Jenkins

Series: Transforming Nursing Practice Series

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ISBNs
  • 9781473954830
  • 9781473954878
  • 9781473954854
All nurses, whatever setting, will encounter people who are at risk. Harrowing examples of abuse and neglect are frequently in the headlines and the nursing profession has a crucial responsibility to play in ensuring that vulnerable patients are cared for and safeguarded. This Second Edition answers all of the key questions including:
  • What is neglect?
  • What makes someone vulnerable?
  • What role does safeguarding play?
  • What does good safeguarding look like?
  • Why can safeguarding fail?
  • How can positive practice be developed?
  • What are the professional and legal responsibilities facing nurses?

This helpful resource will improve readers’ understanding of the policy, practice, and research underpinning safeguarding, while also preparing them for their important role as an advocate for, and safeguarder of, the people in their care.


  • SAGE Publications; January 2017
  • ISBN: 9781473954878
  • Edition: 2
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  • Title: Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice
  • Series: Transforming Nursing Practice Series
  • Author: Ruth Northway; Robert Jenkins
  • Imprint: Learning Matters
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473954830
  • 9781473954878
  • 9781473954854
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473954830
  • 9781473954878
  • 9781473954854