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formative assessment feedback form 1.1 & 1.2-Define the following types of abuse... physical abuse. signs of physical abuse are Fractures Burns Bed sores Fear Depression Unexplained weight loss Assault (can be intentional or reckless) Sexual abuse Loss of sleep Unexpected or unexplained change in behaviour Bruising Soreness around the genitals Torn, stained or bloody underwear A preoccupation with anything sexual Sexually transmitted diseases Pregnancy Rape – e.g. a male member of staff having sex with a Mental Health client (see Mental Health Act 1983) Indecent Assault Emotional Abuse. Fear Depression Confusion Loss of sleep Unexpected or unexplained change in behaviour Deprivation of liberty could be…show more content…
There is a duty on organisations to make appropriate arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Also government guidance makes it clear that it is a shared responsibility, and depends upon effective joint working between agencies and professionals that have different roles and expertise. 3.2-Explain the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse. work together to prevent and protect adults at risk from abuse empower and support people to make their own choices investigate actual or suspected abuse and neglect support adults and provide a service to adults at risk who are experiencing abuse,neglect and exploitation. 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,
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