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No Secrets (DoH, 2000) was the first government policy document which set up an inter-agency framework in adult protection. It commands a lot of support from different agencies, Sumner (2004). Pinkney, et al (2008) say just the existence of guidance in safeguarding adults brought transparency and assurance. This however, created a core assumption that multi-disciplinary approaches work well and are therefore rarely questioned. In contast, researchers have highlighted ichagencies