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Title Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Ref25
Level2
Credit value3

Learning outcomes
The learner will:Assessment criteria
The learner can:
1.Know how to recognise signs of abuse
1.1Define the following types of abuse:
a)Physical abuse
b)Sexual abuse
c)Emotional/psychological abuse
d)Financial abuse
e)Institutional abuse
f)Self neglect
g)Neglect by others
1.2Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse 1.3Describe factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse

2. Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse2.1Explain the actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused 2.2 Explain the actions to take if an individual alleges that they are being abused 2.3 Identify ways to ensure that evidence of abuse is preserved 3. Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse3.1 Identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding and protection from abuse 3.2 Explain the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse 3.3 Identify reports into serious failures to protect individuals from abuse 3.4 Identify sources of information and advice about own role in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse



4. Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse 4.1 Explain how the likelihood of abuse may be reduced by: a)working with person centred values
b)encouraging active participation
c)promoting choice and rights
4.2 Explain the importance of an accessible complaints procedure for reducing the likelihood of abuse 5. Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices 5.1 Describe unsafe practices that may affect the well-being of individuals 5.2 Explain the actions to take if unsafe practices have been identified 5.3 Describe the action to take if suspected abuse...
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