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Explain the legislative framework that underpins the safeguarding of vulnerable adults

University

Northumbria University (NU)

Subject

Health and Adult Social Care

Module Code

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Explain the legislative framework that underpins the safeguarding of vulnerable adults: Health and Adult Social Care Assignment, NU, UK
  1. Explain the legislative framework that underpins the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
  2. Explain how national guidelines and local policies and procedures for safeguarding affect your day-to-day work.
  3. Explain your own responsibilities relating to the legislative framework with regard to safeguarding.
  4. Describe signs and symptoms associated with abuse.
  5. Explain actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused.
  6. Explain actions to take if an individual alleges that they are being abused.
  7. Explain how to raise concerns when suspected abuse has been reported but the procedure does not appear to have been followed.
  8. Explain agreed protocols for working in partnership with other organizations.
  9. Explain your own role in partnership working.
  10. Explain how to support others to raise concerns.
  11. Explain how to support others during the safeguarding process.
  12. Explain your own responsibility to safeguard children and young people who are present in an adult social care work setting.
  13. Explain the responsibility of others to safeguard children and young people who are present in an adult social care work setting.
  14. Analyse conflicts and dilemmas that can occur in relation to safeguarding children and young people present in an adult social care setting.
  15. Describe actions to take when conflicts and dilemmas about safeguarding arise.