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Adult protection and the law in Scotland

£19.99

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Ex social services copy. Stamp on the title page. The rest of the pages are clear and unmarked.

Adult Protection and the law in Scotland is a guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection, including most importantly the new Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. The book seeks to explain the legal significance of the new act, and how it works alongside the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2003. Contents: Introduction/Preface; The laws that matter; The general principles of adult protection; The whose who of adult care and protection; Cooperation and Confidentiality; Harm and Abuse; Investigations; Powers of Entry, Interview and Removal; When the adult refuses to cooperate; Adult protection and human rights; Emergencies; Young people and transition issues; Supporting the adult; Preventing abuse happening again; Criminal prosecution; The future of adult protection

Item details

Author(s):
Patrick, Hilary; Smith, Nicola
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1847664873
ISBN-13:
9781847664877
Number of pages:
277
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Professional

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Ex social services copy. Stamp on the title page. The rest of the pages are clear and unmarked.

Adult Protection and the law in Scotland is a guide to the general principles of legislation in relation to adult protection, including most importantly the new Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. The book seeks to explain the legal significance of the new act, and how it works alongside the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2003. Contents: Introduction/Preface; The laws that matter; The general principles of adult protection; The whose who of adult care and protection; Cooperation and Confidentiality; Harm and Abuse; Investigations; Powers of Entry, Interview and Removal; When the adult refuses to cooperate; Adult protection and human rights; Emergencies; Young people and transition issues; Supporting the adult; Preventing abuse happening again; Criminal prosecution; The future of adult protection

Author(s):
Patrick, Hilary; Smith, Nicola
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1847664873
ISBN-13:
9781847664877
Number of pages:
277
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Professional

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