Adult Safeguarding and Homelessness: Understanding Good Practice

Adi Cooper, Michael Preston-Shoot

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Published: 21st Feb '22


Homelessness has increased rapidly in recent years, and with increasing economic pressures on the horizon, looks set to continue to increase. This interdisciplinary book outlines good practice on how to support people experiencing homelessness, who increasingly experience abuse, exploitation and neglect, escalating health and care needs, and premature mortality.

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SKU: 9781787757868

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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.

Additional information

Weight 0.44 kg
Dimensions 20 × 152 × 228 mm
Page Count 288