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Did anyone notice the transformation of adult social care? An analysis of Safeguarding Adult Board Annual Reports

Manthorpe, Jill, Stevens, Martin, Samsi, Kritika, Aspinal, Fiona, Woolham, John, Hussein, Shereen, Ismail, Mohamed, Baxter, Kate (2015) Did anyone notice the transformation of adult social care? An analysis of Safeguarding Adult Board Annual Reports. Journal of Adult Protection, 17 (1). pp. 19-30. ISSN 1466-8203. (doi:10.1108/JAP-03-2014-0011) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:68316)

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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on a part of a study examining the interrelationships

safeguarding practice is affected by the roll out of personalisation in adult social care, particularly when the

Design/methodology/approach – A sample of annual reports from Adult Safeguarding Boards in England

authorities was selected at random; the other authorities selected had been early adopters of personalisation.

cross-referenced to identify common themes and differences.

reported in the annual reviews, some examples of system or process changes at mezzo level where

relevant to personalisation. Overall these two policy priorities seemed to be more closely related than had

Research limitations/implications – There was wide variation in the annual reports in terms of detail, size

not have been recorded in the annual reports so these should not be relied upon as complete accounts of

Practical implications – Authors of Safeguarding Adults Board reports may benefit from learning that their

on current matters will be intelligible to possible future readers and researchers.

Boards’ annual reports. Documentary analysis at local level is under-developed in safeguarding studies.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/JAP-03-2014-0011
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Article [Field not mapped to EPrints] U2 - 10.1108/JAP-03-2014-0011 [Field not mapped to EPrints] JO - Journal of Adult Protection [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Safeguarding, Financial abuse, SOCIAL CARE, Local authorities, Personalisation
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Shereen Hussein
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 11:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/68316 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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