Vulnerable Adults Essay

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  • Vulnerable Adults

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    Unit 11 Safeguarding adults and promoting independence. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Task 1 P1: Describe forms of abuse which may be experienced by adults. Provide 5 types of abuse (e.g. Physical, Psychological, Sexual, Financial, Neglect) Forms of abuse in adults can include: • Physical - Such as: Hitting, Pushing, Hair-pulling, Pinching, Inappropriate restraint, Shaking, Misuse of medication, or Scalding. •

  • Is A Vulnerable Adult?

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    A vulnerable adult is a person that is 18 or over, who has needs for care and support from community care services because of mental or other disability, age, illness, or is unable to take care of themselves or protect themselves from significant harm or exploitation or is experiencing or at risk of abuse or neglect (Bedfordshire.police.uk, 2015). These people are vulnerable as they are at more risk of abuse as they are in a more vulnerable position and are less able to protect themselves from abuse

  • Vulnerable Adults

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    The community care is aimed to offer help and support for both the vulnerable adult and their carer. The first step is to provide help for vulnerable adults is the recognition of him. Since the lacking of collaboration with multi agency and resources in majority of the local authorities and primary care trusts it would be unrecognised with the arrangements or referrals

  • Abuse of vulnerable adults

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    PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Within the care sector there are many individuals who rely and depend on the help and support of others such as nurses, social workers and support workers. When this level of trust and responsibility exists it is important that these individuals are able to feel safe and confident and not at risk to abuse. It is therefore our responsibility as carers to ensure there are safeguarding procedures in place to protect all individuals

  • Essay on Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

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    STUDENT ID: 21162896 MODULE TITLE: SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTING VULNERABLE ADULTS. MODULE CODE: NS40018/W ESSAY TITLE: SAFEGUARDING VULNERABLE ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES WHO COME IN CONTACT WITH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. The aim of this essay is primarily to identify and discuss the reasons for and factors contributing to the vulnerability of adults with learning disabilities who come in contact with the criminal justice system. This essay will offer the rational for selecting this

  • Safeguarding Adults: Enabling Adults in Vulnerable Circumstances.

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    assignment will consider models of human development and critically analyse factors that impact upon the vulnerability of adults. It will further explore how adults with learning disabilities are oppressed and discriminated against at various levels. Using a practical example I demonstrate how I use theory to critically reflect on the consequences and dilemmas for practice with vulnerable adults and investigate issues that may affect safeguarding in the present day. Theorists have long sought to define

  • Abuse and Vulnerable Adults Essays

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    Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Adults Understanding the Legislation, Regulations and Policies that underpin the protection of Vulnerable Adults 1.1 Analyse the differences between the concept of safeguarding and the concept of protection in relation to vulnerable adults Safeguarding was defined in the Children’s Act of 1989, and is most commonly applied to children and young people under the age of eighteen. Key aspects of legislation have recently been extended to include similar

  • Safeguarding: Abuse and Vulnerable Adults

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    strongly committed to practices that protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or significant harm. Staffs recognise and accept their responsibility to develop the awareness of the risks and issues involved in safeguarding. The company also recognises that it has a responsibility to protect staff from unfounded allegations of abuse. The company is committed to working with existing local safeguarding or adult safeguarding Boards and other health and social care partnerships

  • Safeguarding And Protection Of Vulnerable Adults

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    Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Adults. EDI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) 1. Understand the legislation, regulations and policies that underpin the protection of vulnerable adults. 1.1 Analyse the differences between the concept of safeguarding and the concept of protection in relation to vulnerable adults. 1.2 Evaluate the impact of policy developments on approaches to safeguarding vulnerable adults in own service setting

  • Essay on Care of the Vulnerable Adult

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    INTRODUCTION For the purposes of this essay the Elderly Care Scenario has been selected. The aim of this essay is to discuss the concept of vulnerability and why the patient in the Elderly Care Scenario is vulnerable. With reference to the NMC Code, the second part of the essay will discuss how the scenario demonstrates/does not demonstrate professional values and how the staff could have empowered the patient and demonstrated respect and maintained his dignity. The third part then discusses the

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