204 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

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

Physical abuse > is anything done that harms someone physically, done with the intention to do harm.
Sexual abuse means sexually exploiting or humiliating others.
Emotional / psychological abuse is doing or saying things that demean and make someone feel less of themselves. This includes bulling, blaming, threatening and damaging other’s feelings of self-esteem.
Financial abuse involves taking others property or money, theft and the exploitation of other people’s resources.
Institutional abuse is failure of an organization to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people.
Self neglect is a behavioural condition in which an
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Av) Identify how to ensure that any evidence of abuse is kept safe.

I will keep any evidence I can if its physical abuse. I will make sure I keep evidence in a safe place that the abuser will not find. This might include any pictures or body map of bruises or other injuries. If I am taking pictures of your injuries, I will to have these pictures dated. I will make sure evidence is kept in a secure locked cupboard. In managers office.

Avi) Identify the national policies that set out requirements for safeguarding individual.

No Secrets 2000 (DH & Home Office) Care Standards 2000
␣ West Sussex Adult Protection Policy & Procedures 2001
␣ Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) List 2004
␣ ADSS Safeguarding Adults: A National Framework of Standards for Good Practice and Outcomes in Adult Protection Work 2005
Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards DoLS Apr 09)
␣ Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy & Procedures 2007
␣ Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (ISA Oct 09)
␣ Personalisation / Dignity & Privacy agendas
␣ CSCI Adults Safeguarding Report Oct 08
␣ No Secrets Review Consultation (feedback Jun 09)
␣ Care Quality Commission Apr 09 (CSCI & Health care Commission)
The Human Rights Act 1988
ISA - Safeguard children and vulnerable adults by stopping unsuitable people working with them
CRB - Allow checks to be done on possible employees to make sure they are suitabe for example if it is an employee to


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