Safeguarding Adults

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Assignment overview

In this assignment you will demonstrate your understanding of safeguarding adults. You will describe different types of abuse, the signs and symptoms associated with them and what to do if you are aware of or suspect an individual has been abused or you note unsafe practice. You will research failings in care services and explore how best practice can help to keep individuals safe. You will also identify the range of people who may be involved with safeguarding, along with the policies and procedures that govern best safeguarding practice.

Tasks

There are three tasks to this assignment.

A Booklet

B Research and account

C Short answer questions

This is a summary of the evidence required for the unit.

|Task |Evidence |Learning outcomes covered | |A |Booklet |1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4 | |B |Research and account |3.3, 5.1 | |C |Short answer questions |1.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3 |

Assignment mark sheet

Candidate name:Candidate number:

Centre name: Western Health & Social Care TrustCentre number: 071843

|Task |Evidence |Results | |A |Booklet |Passed Y/N | |B |Research and account |Passed Y/N | |C |Short answer questions |Passed Y/N | | |Total marks available |24 | | |March Achieved | | | | |Passed Y/N |

I can confirm that the evidence listed for this unit is my own work and was carried out under the conditions and context specified in the assessment specification.

Candidate name Michelle mc gillowayDate

I confirm that the candidate has achieved all the requirements of this unit with the evidence listed and the assessment was conducted under the specified conditions and context, and is valid, authentic, reliable, current and sufficient.

Tutor/assessor name Date

Quality assurance co-ordinator name (where applicable)Date

External Verifier name (where applicable)Date

Tasks

Task A Booklet

Create a booklet about safeguarding, which can be used as a reminder for people who work in the care profession.

The booklet must:

Ai Describe in your own words what is meant by the following types of abuse:

• Physical abuse
• Sexual abuse
• Emotional/psychological abuse
• Financial abuse
• Institutional abuse
• Self neglect
• Neglect by others

AiiIdentify signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse AiiiExplain the correct actions to take if you suspect an individual is being abused Aiv Explain the correct actions to take if an individual tells you they are being abused Av Identify how to ensure that any evidence of abuse is kept safe AviIdentify the national policies that set out requirements for safeguarding individuals AviiIdentify...
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