Unit 4 Safeguarding Tc

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3- HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet
Unit 4 – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

The numbers after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards
1. Define the following types of abuse: (1.1.1)
a. physical abuse- Physical force result body injury, pain or impairment.
b. sexual abuse- Direct or indirect sexual activity to a person who hasn’t given consent.
c. emotional/psychological abuse- A action by someone else that could affect a person mental wellbeing or i.e bulling,swearing treats or huimiliation what can resukt in mental or physical distress.
d. financial abuse- A theft or misuse by a person or personal to aduantage of another person.
e. institutional abuse- Abuse or
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6. Identify ways to ensure that evidence of abuse is preserved (2.2.3)
The frist part of duty of care will be to alleged victum take steps to pressure any evidence. Where a criminal offence may of took place.Do not move or remove anything or touch. Don’t clean or tidy up or let anyone who not ivoled in the area. When talking to the person recored any visble signs such as bruising, torn clothing, signs of distress. Handly anything with care try not to touch mach as it may be used as evidence keep the person warm as they maybe in stock.

7. Identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding and protection from abuse (3.3.1)
Policies –
Legal powers to intervene humans right at 1998
Mental capacity act 2005
Safeguarding vulnerable group act 2006
Health and social care act 2008
Hsc act, regulation 2010, cqc regulation 2009

8. Explain the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse (3.3.2)
Lacal authority adult social care .Services they receive safeguarding alerts make sure action is taken to keep personsafe.Give information and advice.Arrange meeting and case conference. Represented at police interviews.
All agenciesi.e police, NHS, Gps, Medical services ect. They implement and work to the safegusrding adults policies and procedures. They ensure

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