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14 August 2018

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Objectives

Individual Learning Session: Safeguarding adults - Recognising Adult Abuse

At the end of this session you will:

  • State what is meant by the abuse and neglect of adults and know which adults fall within the remit of adult safeguarding.
  • Be able to list different types of abuse and neglect.
  • Know some of the relevant legislation which applies to some specific types of abuse.
  • Be able to recognise some of the indicators of abuse and know the importance of flagging up a concern when these occur.
  • Understand the importance of following the agreed procedures on reporting and investigating concerns and the need to report a concern without delay.
  • Know why some people find disclosing abuse difficult.
  • Identify areas of their practice and knowledge of safeguarding which requires further development.
The learning objectives in this session link in to the following units:
  • Care Certificate:
    • 10.1 Understand the principles of Safeguarding adults:
      • 10.1a - Explain the term safeguarding adults
      • 10.1b - Explain their own role and responsibilities in safeguarding individuals
      • 10.1c - List the main types of abuse
      • 10.1d - Describe what constitutes harm
      • 10.1e - Explain why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse
      • 10.1f - Describe what constitutes restrictive practices
      • 10.1g - List the possible indicators of abuse
      • 10.1h - Describe the nature and scope of harm to and abuse of adults at risk
      • 10.1i - List a range of factors which have featured in adult abuse and neglect
      • 10.1j - Demonstrate the importance of ensuring individuals are treated with dignity and respect when providing health and care services
      • 10.1k - Describe where to get information and advice about their role and responsibilities in preventing and protecting individuals from harm and abuse
    • 10.2 Reduce the likelihood of abuse:
      • 10.2a - Describe how care environments can promote or undermine people's dignity and rights
      • 10.2b - Explain the importance of individualised, person centred care
      • 10.2c - Explain how to apply the basic principles of helping people to keep themselves safe
      • 10.2d - Explain the local arrangements for the implementation of multi-agency Safeguarding Adult's policies and procedures
      • 10.2e - List ways in which the likelihood of abuse can be reduced by managing risk and focusing on prevention
      • 10.2f - Explain how a clear complaints procedure for reducing the likelihood of abuse
    • 10.3 Respond to suspected or disclosed abuse:
      • 10.3a - Explain what to do if abuse of an adult is suspected; including how to raise concerns within local whistleblowing policy procedures
    • 10.4 Protect people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally:
      • 10.4a - List relevant legislation, local and national policies and procedures which relate to safeguarding adults
      • 10.4b - Explain the importance of sharing information with the relevant agencies
      • 10.4c - Describe the actions to take if they experience barriers in alerting or referring to relevant agencies


  • Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings:
    • Group B - optional:
      • Intro MU 1.4 - Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare


  • Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings:
    • Group A - mandatory:
      • Intro MU 1.4 - Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for HSC & CYP: Adults’ Advanced Practice:
    • Adults’ Advanced Practice:
      • P1 - Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for HSC & CYP: Adults’ Management:
    • Adults’ Management:
      • P1 - Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults


  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for HSC & CYP: Adults’ Residential Management:
    • Adults’ Residential Management:
      • P1 - Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults