Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
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
Aii Identify signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse
Aiii Explain 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
Avi Identify the national policies that set out requirements for safeguarding individuals
Avii Identify the local and organisational systems for safeguarding
Aviii Explain the roles of different agencies and professionals that are involved in safeguarding individuals
Aix Identify sources of advice, support and information to help social care workers understand their own role in safeguarding
Task B Research and Account
Identify two reports on serious failures to protect individuals from abuse. Write an account that describes the unsafe practices in the reviews.
Suggested word count: 400 words
Task C – Short Answer Questions
Ci Explain what a social care worker must do if they become aware of unsafe practice. 5 marks
Cii Describe what a social care worker must do if unsafe practice is reported but nothing is done to ensure it is corrected.
Ciii Describe three factors that may make individuals more vulnerable to abuse than others. 6 marks
Civ Explain how adopting a person centred approach which offers choices and upholds rights can empower an individual and help to reduce...
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