1.5. Explain the term ‘harm, abuse and neglect’ in the context of safeguarding adults and safeguarding 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: 1.5. Explain the term ‘harm, abuse and neglect’ in the context of safeguarding adults and safeguarding children

  • Harm – physical injury
  • Abuse – actions that intentionally harm another person
  • Neglect – inactions that harm another person, lack of sufficient care

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