Safeguard in vulnerable adults

Hunt, Katherine
December 2014
Practice Nurse;12/19/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p28
Academic Journal
The article offers information on safeguarding vulnerable adults in Great Britain. Topics discussed include examples of vulnerable adults, the importance of safeguarding vulnerable adults to nursing practice in primary care, and the definition given by the Department of Health on a vulnerable adult. Situations that might raise suspicious or concern are listed including the presence of pressure ulcers, poor appearance, and hunger or thirst.


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