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Free access papers: Vulnerable groups

The Emerald Literati Awards were established to celebrate and reward the contributions of authors and reviewers to scholarly research.

We are pleased to announce the winners of the outstanding papers for the 2017 Awards for Excellence in the area of vulnerable groups are as follows:

Paul Willis, (2017) "Queer, visible, present: the visibility of older LGB adults in long-term care environments", Housing, Care and Support, Vol. 20 Issue: 3, pp.110-120,

Madeleine Claire Valibhoy, Josef Szwarc, Ida Kaplan, (2017) "Young service users from refugee backgrounds: their perspectives on barriers to accessing Australian mental health services", International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, Vol. 10 Issue: 1, pp.68-80,

Lorna Montgomery, Deborah Hanlon, Christine Armstrong, (2017) "10,000 Voices: service users’ experiences of adult safeguarding", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 19 Issue: 5, pp.236-246,

R. Hari Krishnan, S. Pugazhenthi, (2017) "Design and development of a robotic self-transfer device for wheelchair users", Journal of Enabling Technologies, Vol. 11 Issue: 2, pp.59-72,

Nina Thorup Dalgaard, Edith Montgomery, (2017) "The transgenerational transmission of refugee trauma: family functioning and children’s psychosocial adjustment", International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, Vol. 13 Issue: 3, pp.289-301,

Roger Beech, Bie Nio Ong, Sue Jones, Vicky Edwards, (2017) "Delivering person-centred holistic care for older people", Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Vol. 18 Issue: 2, pp.157-167,

Judith Sixsmith, Mei Lan Fang, Ryan Woolrych, Sarah L. Canham, Lupin Battersby, Andrew Sixsmith, (2017) "Ageing well in the right place: partnership working with older people", Working with Older People, Vol. 21 Issue: 1, pp.40-48,

A full list of winners can be found at: