Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness

Understanding Good Practice

This one stop resource highlights evidence-informed practice and serves as an accessible and invaluable resource for all working with individuals experiencing multiple exclusion homelessness and adult safeguarding.

This book brings together the best research evidence, service development knowledge, practice expertise and the voices of people with lived experience to help social workers and practitioners navigate the complex area of safeguarding adults and supporting adults with housing-related needs. It also is useful for managers and leaders in this field. Chapters range from contextualising the current landscape, evaluations of policy and reports to best practice for working with individuals, working together to safeguard individuals at risk to chapters on Leadership and Strategic Partnerships.
£26.99
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Press reviews for: Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness

Alan Lotinga, ADASS Adult Safeguarding Policy Lead

The editors have brought together an excellent, timely book - the culmination of leading and capturing so many successful conferences, webinars and briefings. We all now have a much better understanding of how we can help homeless people in need of care and protection.

Gill Leng, Public Health England

Expert contributions from a growing movement of professionals and people with experience of homelessness who aren't afraid of 'too difficult'; this book is an important step towards safeguarding becoming everyone's business, and health equity.

Bridget Penhale, Reader Emerita (Mental Health of Older People), University of East Anglia

This is an ambitious and important book, drawing timely attention to issues of safeguarding and homelessness. The edited collection represents a significant contribution to the debates on adult safeguarding and developing practice in this key area of adult social care. It will be an invaluable resource for practitioners, managers, students and educators across health and human services professions.

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