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View Unit : Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults

Unit
Unit Reference Number
R/602/2856
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults
Unit Level
Level 5
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
37
Unit Credit Value
5
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Policy developments may include:

• Our Health, our care, our say

• Putting People First

• No Secrets

• In Safe Hands

• Vetting and Barring Scheme / Independent Safeguarding Authority

• Local Safeguarding Adults Boards

Agreed protocols may include:

• Boundaries

• Areas of responsibility

• Information sharing

• Limits of authority

• Decision making

• Recording information

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
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

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

2

Be able to lead service provision that protects vulnerable adults

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

3

Be able to manage inter-agency, joint or integrated working in order to protect vulnerable adults

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

4

Be able to monitor and evaluate the systems, processes and practice that safeguards vulnerable adults

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

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