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Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice

2nd Edition

Ruth Northway; Robert Jenkins
eISBN-13: 9781473954854

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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.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 1473954843, 9781473954847, 9781473954847, 9781473954854, 1473954851
Language English
Number of Pages 240
Edition 2nd