Policies and practice with 'vulnerable adults'

McCormick, Mick (2011). Policies and practice with 'vulnerable adults'. In: Seden, Janet; Matthews, Sarah; McCormick, Michael and Morgan, Alun eds. Professional Development in Social Work: Complex Issues in Practice. Post-qualifying Social Work. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 104–109.

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This chapter explores the range of roles and responsibilities social workers have in relation to 'vulnerable adults' - responsibilities which include engaging multi-agency colleagues in protecting and supporting this vulnerable service user group.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 28375
  • Item Type
  • Book Section
  • ISBN
  • 0-415-55336-9, 978-0-415-55336-0
  • Keywords
  • vulnerable adults; safeguarding; multi-agency; partnership; collaborative competence
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2011 Janet Seden, Sarah Matthews, Mick McCormick and Alun Morgan, © 2011 Mick McCormick
  • Depositing User
  • Michael McCormick