POVA research -learning from the List


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

JILL MANTHORPE, of the Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King’s College London, reports on research into the operation of the POVA List.

‘Family of elderly woman who was robbed on her deathbed face red tape nightmare to see crime investigated’, – Mail Online 26 June 2008

‘Nothing done to end abuse of the elderly’, – Daily Express, 28 August 2008

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