1.3. Identify the policies and procedures that organisations must have to safeguard adults and children

Qualification: Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care
Unit: 1.4: Awareness of safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Learning outcome: 1. Understand safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Assessment criteria: 1.3. Identify the policies and procedures that organisations must have to safeguard adults and children

  • All organisations that come into contact with adults at risk of harm or children must have a safeguarding policy and procedure
  • The safeguarding policy and procedure describes what to do if a worker observes or suspects harm, abuse or neglect
  • Organisations must perform risk assessments to identify any risks of harm, abuse and neglect and minimise them as much as possible
  • Organisations must ensure that workers have received sufficient induction and training around safeguarding

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