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Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice (Paperback) (Ruth Northway & Robert Jenkins)

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All nurses, whatever setting, will encounter people who are at risk. Harrowing examples of abuse and neglect are frequently in the headlines and the nursing profession has a crucial responsibility to play in ensuring that vulnerable patients are cared for and safeguarded. This Second Edition answers all of the key questions including:
  • What is neglect?
  • What makes someone vulnerable?
  • What role does safeguarding play?
  • What does good safeguarding look like?
  • Why can safeguarding fail?
  • How can positive practice be developed?
  • What are the professional and legal responsibilities facing nurses?

This helpful resource will improve readers’ understanding of the policy, practice, and research underpinning safeguarding, while also preparing them for their important role as an advocate for, and safeguarder of, the people in their care. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series created for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is:

  • Affordable
  • Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
  • Focused on applying theory to practice
  • Full of active learning features
"The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable, and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis." —Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby
Number of Pages: 230
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Transforming Nursing Practice
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Ruth Northway & Robert Jenkins
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2017
TCIN: 52200681
UPC: 9781473954847
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-1659
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