L3 UNIT 4 HSC

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Unit Number: BTEC L3 UNIT 4

Unit Name:
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Learning
Outcome
E.G. LO1, LO2 etc
Assessment Criteria E.G. 1.1, 1.2 etc

Question and Answer
LO1
DIP L3 UNIT 5
1.1

1.1
1. Q Define the following types of abuse:
a. physical abuse
b. sexual abuse
c. emotional/psychological abuse
d. financial abuse
e. institutional abuse
f. self-neglect
g. neglect by others

A Physical Abuse
Physical abuse is abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Typically includes hitting, slapping, pushing, pinching, kicking, punching, scalding other considerations that are physical
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E Institutional Abuse
Abuse is not solely the act of an individual groups or organisations can also create abusive situations, people who are in a group setting behave differently and tend to do something within a group they would not do individually. Abuse can also come in the form of bad practice and the way that a care home may be run and in cases this could be intentionally or unintentional. Telling people when they can or can’t get up or go to bed is an example, being made to wear communal clothing no choice at mealtimes, medication only being available at set times, limitations on being allowed out, mail being opened by staff or a restriction accessing advice or external aid.

F Self-neglect
Drug & Alcohol Dependency, Dehydration, malnutrition, Poor personal hygiene, Refusal to seek medical attention for serious illness, Refusal or failure to provide self with adequate food, water, clothing, or shelter and Hazardous, unsanitary, or unsafe living conditions.

G Neglect by others
Requires medical help or food the person is dirty their home is cold and a lack of support from family or no undertaking from support services. They are left alone for long periods of time with no social contact, loss of weight, lack of home security, home in general disrepair and risks/hazards within the home are not dealt with.

LO1
DIP L3 UNIT 5
1.3

1.3
Q Describe factors

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