Health and Social Care Nvq Level 3 Unit 205

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Outcome 1 1.Define the following types of abuse Physical abuse - is use of physical force that may result in pain or injury this can range from poking, pushing, pulling hair and hitting this can be with hands or weapons there are many more forms of physical abuse. Sexual abuse - refers to any action that pressures someone to do something sexually they don't want to do this can range from for-play to actually sexual contact. Psychological or emotional abuse - is any action which has an effect on an individual's mental well-being, causes suffering and effects their quality of life and ability to function to their full potential. Financial abuse - is, for example, illegal or unauthorized use of a person’s property, money,…show more content…
Only touch what you need to, leave things as they are. Advise the abused person not to wash or remove clothing, try to touch the clothing as little as possible. Do not touch items/weapons wait for the police. The room should be made secure and no one should be able to enter unless necessary. If the alleged perpetrator is also a service user, a separate member of staff needs to be assigned to them. Outcome 3 1. Identify national policy’s and local systems that relate to safeguarding and protection from abuse Human rights act 1998 Safeguarding vulnerable adults act 2006 Mental captivity act 2005 Speaking up for justice Public interest disclosure act Disability discrimination act Sexual offences act Nation care standers commission (CSCI) Domestic violence crime and victims act in safe hands 2.What are the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse Social services : To provide support and enable service users to help themselves. Maintain professional relationships with the service users and act as guides, advocates and critical friends. Medical professionals GP, Nurses and Doctors : They can examine, diagnose and treat. They can also record this can be photographic evidence. Police : Can investigate/prosecute any crimes that have been committed and secure any evidence, to support victims, raise awareness of crimes. Care quality

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