Research and Evidence

There is an increasing amount of research examining the outcomes from adult safeguarding programmes, the risk factors for and consequences of abuse and the difficulties and commonalities encountered in the construction and maintenance of safeguarding systems.

Below are some links to research papers and summaries that those working in adult safeguarding roles may find useful and help with training and awareness (some require to be accessed via Athens:


Other useful sources of information

The NHS England Adult Safeguarding Network webpages provide additional excellent links and contacts with additional pages on topics not covered in these web pages, e.g. modern slavery.