1.1 Analyse the differences between the concept of safeguarding and the concept of protection in relation to vulnerable adults
Emotional abuse – involves the persistent psychological mistreatment of a child and may include making the child feel inadequate, unloved or worthless, imposing inappropriate developmental expectations on a child, threatening, taunting or humiliating the child or exploiting or corrupting
Emotional abuse is any kind of abuse that is emotional rather than physical in nature.
2.2 If someone told me they are being abused, I will stay calm and listen to them and take what am are being told seriously. I will assure the individual that he/she did the right thing by telling me about the allegations. I will write down what the person tells me using their own words. I will offer support stop the abuse happening. I will ask them what they want me to do. I will inform the person I will have to share what they have told me with others who will be helping out. I will also inform the person that they are organizations that can help to stop the abuse. I
D2 – evaluate the role of multi-agency working to reduce the risk of abuse of adults, with reference to legal frameworks, regulations, working strategies and procedures.
Adult safeguarding was defined as, a range of activity aimed at upholding an adult’s fundamental right to be safe at the same time as respecting people’s rights to make choices. Safeguarding involves empowerment, protection and justice. In practice the term “safeguarding” is used to mean both specialist services where harm or abuse has, or is suspected to have, occurred and other activity designed to promote the wellbeing and safeguard the rights of adults. Following the Civil Service rapid evidence assessment methodology1, having formulated the questions to be addressed by the review and developed a conceptual framework, inclusions and exclusion criteria were agreed. Articles published in 2002 or later, relevant to the review questions were included. Studies were excluded if they were not relevant, for example: health focused, concerned with children rather than adults. A wide range of databases, web-sites and grey literature were searched and screened, using search terms related to adult safeguarding, adult protection and workforce, staff and training. Experts in the field were also asked to identify relevant resources and guidance. Results Overall, much of the evidence on workforce and adult safeguarding is based on a limited number of studies and cases. Much of the work reviewed was of little specific relevance to the social care workforce. Most
P5= Describe strategies and working practices used to minimise abuse. In this assignment i will be describing different strategies and working practices used in different health and social care settings to minimise abuse. Looking at different characteristics of abuse is the fundamental part in trying to minimise abuse. There are different types of strategies i will be describing the following six: Written and Oral Communications
In the first part of this case study I will critically reflect on a referral I made about 2 to another agency due to concerns of abuse being made towards 2. The abuse in particular was financial. Legislation.gov.uk (2017) states under Part 7 of the Social Service and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014: “(2) If a local authority has reasonable cause to suspect that a person within its area (whether or not ordinarily resident there) is an adult at risk, it must— (a) make (or cause to be made) whatever enquiries it thinks necessary to enable it to decide whether any action should be taken (whether under this Act or otherwise) and, if so, what and by whom, and (b) decide whether any such action should be taken” This case study will analyse the assessment following the referral to the safeguarding team and will explain the procedure which led to the referral being closed.
Elder abuse is commonly inflicted by familial members, but it is even perpetrated by professionals within the area of care. In response to the Winterbourne View scandal where vulnerable individuals, including
This article describes the different types of abuse: physical, emotional, sexual, and psychological. Abuse can be found in any relationship whether it is between married, unmarried, heterosexual, or homosexual couples. Physical abuse is the intentional use of physical force to cause bodily harm such as choking, hitting, shoving, or use of a weapon are just a few acts of physical abuse. On an even more serious note sexual abuse, which is a form of physical abuse, involves forced or unwanted sexual acts against a person and it can anything from sexual harassment to engaging in a sexual act with a person who cannot provide consent because they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Other forms of abuse include psychological abuse in the