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Safeguarding Across the Life Span
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Safeguarding Across the Life Span



October 2020 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Considering safeguarding across the life span and placing it within a multiagency context, this book gives students a grounding to the key issues in safeguarding today, highlighting the key skills and knowledge necessary for effective practice along the way. It includes reference to the latest legislation, skills for practice, a breadth of contexts and service-user groups, drawing on a range of case studies, activities, reflective questions and recommending reading from across health and social care. Locating age specific concerns in context and divided into sections which cover every stage of life, it addresses questions of culture, gender and problems frequently encountered in practice and what these mean for safeguarding and law.
 
About the book
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: What is safeguarding?
 
Chapter 2: Organisational arrangements for safeguarding in the UK
 
Chapter 3: Concepts in safeguarding practice
 
Chapter 4: Theories for safeguarding practice
 
Part 1: Children and Young People
 
Chapter 5: The law and safeguarding children and young people in the UK
 
Chapter 6: Safeguarding children and young people from neglect
 
Chapter 7: Safeguarding children and young people from online danger
 
Chapter 8: Safeguarding children and young people from sexual exploitation
 
Chapter 9: Safeguarding chidlren and young people from honour-based violence
 
Part 2: Adults
 
Chapter 10: The law and safeguarding adults in the UK
 
Chapter 11: Safeguarding adults from domestic violence and abuse
 
Chapter 12: Safeguarding adults with an intellectual disability
 
Part 3: The Older Person
 
Chapter 13: The law and safeguarding the older person in the UK
 
Chapter 15: Safeguarding the older person from abuse and neglect
 
Conclusion
 
Final Thoughts

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