2.4 Explain how to raise concerns, including whistleblowing, when suspected abuse has been reported but procedure does not appear to have been followed

Qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit: Understand safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings
Learning outcome: Understand how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
Assessment criteria: 2.4 Explain how to raise concerns, including whistleblowing, when suspected abuse has been reported but procedure does not appear to have been followed

  • Refer to your employer’s whistleblowing policy for specific information relating to your organisation
  • Follow up with manager/the person you reported the concern to
  • Escalate concerns to higher management
  • Inform relevant agencies (e.g. CQC, HSE, social services, police etc.)

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