Focus on Social Work Law

by Alison Brammer

Safeguarding Adults 2e

By Alison Brammer

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book provides a clear text which brings the many complex strands of safeguarding adults together in a succinct and accessible way.

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Table of contents


  1. Guidance, Policies and Procedures
  2. Support and Prevention
  3. Criminal Law and Safeguarding
  4. Capacity and Safeguarding
  5. Regulation
  6. Other Legal Provision
  7. Messages from Serious Case Reviews
  8. Conclusions

About the author

Alison Brammer is a solicitor and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law, Keele University, UK. Her specialist interests are Social Work Law; Family and Child Law; Law and Vulnerable Adults; and Adult Protection. Alison is heavily involved with training work with Social Services Departments, is Director of the MA courses in Safeguarding Adults and Child Care Law and Practice at Keele University and is Legal Editor of the Journal of Adult Protection.