HSC024 PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

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HSC024 PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE OUTCOME 1 1.1 Define the following types of abuse -Physical abuse - Is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury or other physical suffering or bodily harm. -Sexual abuse - A statutory offence that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in unwanted sexual act by force or threat. -Emotional/psychological abuse - Emotional or psychological abuse is in any action which has had an adverse effect on the individuals mental well-being, causes suffering and effects their quality of life and ability to function to their full potential. -Institutional abuse - Is different from…show more content…
Police, criminal (assault, fraud, theft, domestic violence) Council, to protect people using their service - make sure they're safe. Extend help where needed to support those experiencing abuse and neglect in their own homes Social Workers, To investigate actual or suspected abuse or neglect CRB, to check an individual's past to see if they have any criminal convictions 3.3 Identify reports into serious failures to protect individuals from abuse There was a “systemic failure to protect people” by the owners of a Bristol hospital at the centre of abuse allegations involving vulnerable adults, care watchdogs have said. The Care Quality Commission has published its findings following an inspection of services provided at Winterbourne View, owned by Castlebeck Care Ltd, in Bristol. The report comes after the BBC’s Panorama filmed patients being pinned down, slapped, doused in cold water and repeatedly taunted and teased despite warnings by whistleblower Terry Bryan. Mr Bryan, a senior nurse, had alerted the care home’s management and the CQC on several occasions, but his concerns failed to be followed up. After considering a range of evidence, CQC inspectors found Castlebeck Care had failed to ensure that people living at Winterbourne View were adequately protected from risk, including the risks of unsafe practices by its

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