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Safeguarding Adults A Workbook for Social Care Workers Suzan Collins

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Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a responsibility to safeguard adults from harm and abuse. This workbook will provide staff and relatives with the ability to make sensible choices concerning prevention and protection, as well as responding to and reporting concerns.

Safeguarding Adults examines the different forms of abuse, where abuse can take place and how and where to report the suspected abuse. The workbook meets the requirements of care standards and promotes best practice by enabling staff to feel confident contributing to keeping the people they support safe from harm and abuse.

Designed to meet the requirements of Health and Social Care (Adults) NVQ Level 3, Unit 35, this workbook is also a valuable source of guidance for any social care worker wanting or needing to improve their practice in relation to safeguarding adults from harm and abuse.

Introduction. Chapter 1. Prevention and Protection. Chapter 2. Needs and Preferences. Chapter 3. The Principles of Care. Chapter 4. Making Choices. Chapter 5. Who is a Vulnerable Adult? Chapter 6. What is Abuse? Chapter 7. Notifiable Incidents [Data from CSCI]. Chapter 8. Factors that May Make Abuse More Likely to Occur. Chapter 9. Different Types of Abuse. Chapter 10. Power. Chapter 11. In What Circumstances May Abuse Occur. Chapter 12. Providing Opportunities to Share Concerns. Chapter 13. Responding and Reporting Concerns. Chapter14. Barriers to Reporting Concerns. Chapter 15. Self-Harm. Questions to Test Your Knowledge. True and False Exercise. Self-Assessment Tool. Certificate. References. Useful Websites

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