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Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland free pdf 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

About Hilary Patrick

Hilary Patrick is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Law at Edinburgh University. She is vice convener of the Law Society's Mental Health

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Author : Hilary Patrick
Publisher : Bloomsbury Professional
Data Published : 30 November 2009
ISBN : 1847664873
EAN : 9781847664877
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 227 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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