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Safeguarding Across the Life Span

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
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
Final Thoughts

This is one of the most comprehensive books I have read on safeguarding. It divides the topics up into adult and child safeguarding, gives a coherent account of relevant legislation and tackles types of specific abuse. It has some great activities and is accessible for level 4.

Ms wendy askam
Health, Cardinal Newman College
November 12, 2021

A well informed and clear text, very good range of topic coverage. Very good explanation of legal contexts

Ms Geraldine McCusker
Sch of Health, Psychology & Soc Care, Manchester Metropolitan University
July 5, 2021

A very useful and comprehensive book to have on the reading list of the course for counsellors

Ms Carol Lloyd
Department of Counselling, Chichester University
June 2, 2021

I really like this book, it is set out clearly and I think suitable for the Trainee Nursing Associates.
Links to law, ethics, person-focused care, communication and integrated care module content. I also like the 'Did you know?' section which gives additional information.
There are activities to support learning and case studies which enables extending application of theory to practice.

Mrs Karen Alred
School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia
May 11, 2021

A very useful resource to help students understand development and change throughout life.

Mr Garfield Hunt
Department of Psychology, Sociology, & Social Work, University of Suffolk
January 13, 2021

Will be recommending this book to students as it covers the whole life course - really good for first year pre-reg but also for post reg safeguarding unit.

Mrs Miriam Collett
Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences, Salford University
October 28, 2020

Ties in neatly with teaching elsewhere on the programme which focuses of the life course itself. Useful to have comparison between adult and child safeguarding in the same resource.

Mr Andrew Holt
Scl of Nursing,Midwifery & Social Work, Manchester University
July 5, 2021