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Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care HSC 024 2 3 26 31/05/2015 A/601/8574

Unit purpose and aim
This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. This unit introduces the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse. It identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged.

Learning Outcomes The learner will: 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse

Assessment Criteria The
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They include actions to take if the allegation or suspicion implicates:  A colleague  Someone in the individual’s personal network  The learner  The learner’s line manager  Others Report to the appropriate person(s); record the facts on appropriate paperwork; listen and do not judge. Listening, manner. Action appropriate to roles Record the facts immediately Report immediately Do not tamper with evidence.

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Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

3.1 Identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding and protection from abuse 3.2 Explain the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse 3.3 Identify reports into serious failures to protect individuals from abuse 3.4 Identify sources of information and advice about own role in

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