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This is a proposal for a new book on adult safeguarding by the PQ team at Bournemouth. It is the result of a huge project that Keith Brown has been commissioned to undertake, and has been written specifically for the work and training that he’ll be delivering next year.  While adult safeguarding is an important CPD course at PQ level, this book aims to provide a guide to adult safeguarding in the context of vulnerable adults at risk of financial abuse, honing in on the issue of mental capacity and how this impacts on personal vulnerability. With this specific focus in mind, I’d see this being used as supplementary reading only on adult safeguarding, BIA and AMHP courses outside of Bournemouth. We have one review in which confirms this, and I have another 2 reviews due in soon.  However, I’m circulating this now as Keith needs to know if we’re happy to go head as he needs the book ready for the launch of his work and training in June next year. We’d need to transmit in early February 2017 and publish in May 2017 to achieve this.

Loneliness, Well-being and Scam Involvement
Loneliness, well-being and scam involvement
Lee-Ann Fenge
Introduction

This chapter sets out to consider how loneliness and social isolation may act as risk factors for involvement in financial scams. This is an important topic to explore as loneliness is one of the main indicators of social well-being, and health and social care practitioners often work with individuals who present as ...

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