explain actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused ..care home
1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1.1 . Define the following types of abuse: ? Physical abuse ? Sexual abuse ? Emotional/psychological abuse ? Financial abuse ? Institutional abuse ? Self neglect ? Neglect by others 1.2 . [ [ Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse. 1.3 . Describe factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse.
2 Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse. 2.1 . Explain 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 abuse. 3.1 . 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: ? working with person centred values ? encouraging active participation ? 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 or unsafe practices have been reported but nothing has been done in response. ] ]
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