Unit 13: Safeguarding and Protection in Adult Care

This unit is part of the Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1 Understand the role of the manager in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults
    1. 1.1 Explain the current legislative framework that underpins the safeguarding of vulnerable adults
    2. 1.2 Explain the manager’s responsibilities towards individuals, their families and carers as well as team members in relation to safeguarding
    3. 1.3 Outline sources of information and support for: • Indicators of abuse • Measures that can be put in place to minimise the risk of abuse occurring • Steps that must be taken in the case of suspected or alleged abuse
    4. 1.4 Explain how protocols for participation in inter-agency safeguarding processes may affect a manager’s role
    5. 1.5 Analyse the potential conflicts between safeguarding and respecting confidentiality and how to address them
    6. 1.6 Explain the Legal provisions in relation to whistle-blowing
  2. 2 Understand the responsibility of the manager to safeguard children and young people encountered in an adult care service
    1. 2.1 Explain why everyone has a responsibility to act on concerns about the possible abuse of children and young people
    2. 2.2 Explain the actions to take if: • there are concerns about the possible abuse of a child or young person • a child or young person alleges that they are being abused
  3. 3 Understand restrictive practices
    1. 3.1 Define ‘restrictive practices’, ‘restraint’ and ‘hidden restraint’
    2. 3.2 Analyse the impact on safety, dignity, relationships and wellbeing if restrictive practices are used
    3. 3.3 Evaluate how person-centred practice and accurate assessment can minimise the use of restrictive practices
    4. 3.4 Explain the types of situation where a restrictive practice might need to be used
    5. 3.5 Explain why any restrictive practice must be proportionate to need, used as a last resort and carried out in a way that maintains dignity and respect
    6. 3.6 Evaluate the legal implications relating to restrictive practices and how organisational policies and procedures support legal requirements

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