1.6. Give examples of the indicators of harm, abuse and neglect

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: 1.6. Give examples of the indicators of harm, abuse and neglect

  • Unexplained bruises – indicator of harm/physical abuse
  • Social isolation – indicator of domestic abuse
  • Discomfort when sitting/standing – indicator of sexual abuse
  • Dirty clothes, unwashed, smelly – indicator of neglect

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