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Question: LHS46 Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults

Content:
Understand the legislation, regulations and policies that underpin the protection of vulnerable adults
The learner can:
1.1analyse 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
1.3 explain the legislative framework for safeguarding vulnerable adults
1.4 evaluate how serious case reviews or inquiries have influenced quality assurance, regulation and inspection relating to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults
1.5 explain the protocols and referral procedures when harm or abuse is alleged or
Suspected

Be able to lead service provision that protects vulnerable adults
The learner can:
2.1 promote service provision that supports vulnerable adults to assess risks and make informed choices
2.2 provide information to others on:
• Indicators of abuse
• Measures that can be taken to avoid abuse taking place
• Steps that need to be taken in the case of suspected or alleged abuse
2.3 identify the policies and procedures in own work setting that contribute towards safeguarding and the prevention of abuse
2.4 monitor the implementation of policies and procedures that aim to safeguard vulnerable adults and prevent abuse from occurring
2.5 provide feedback to others on practice that supports the protection of vulnerable adults

Be able to manage inter-agency, joint or integrated working in order to protect vulnerable adults
The learner can:
3.1 follow agreed protocols for working in partnership with other organisations
3.2 review the effectiveness of systems and procedures for working in partnership with other organisations

Be able to monitor and evaluate the systems, processes and practice that safeguards vulnerable adults
The learner can:
4.1 support the participation of vulnerable adults in a review of systems and procedures
4.2 evaluate the effectiveness of systems and procedures to protect vulnerable adults in own service setting
4.3 challenge ineffective practice in the promotion of the safeguarding of vulnerable adults
4.4 recommend proposals for improvements in systems and procedures in own service setting
References

Answer: (1.1) The concepts of safeguarding of vulnerable adults is that is about the protection from maltreatment, preventing the impairment of a person health and making sure that vulnerable adults are living in suitable environments that are consistent with the provision of safe and effective care. This ensures the safety of a person. Safeguarding is about how to keep a person safe from the above and look at how it can prevent vulnerable adults or children suffering abuse by ensuring that service providers report these incidents. The protection of adults plays an important part in the safeguarding and promotion of their health and well-being. Protection of vulnerable adults is critical and crucial as part of the wider work to safeguarding. An emphasis of safeguarding came from the Joint Chief Inspectors Report on Arrangements to Safeguard Children (2002) and states that any agencies working wi...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: NVQ 5 Health and social care management
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 11208
  • Date submitted: August 05, 2018
  • Date written: August, 2017
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8472

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