Recognise Signs Of Abuse

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Outcome 1: Know how to recognise signs of abuse In this Section I am going to identify the different types of abuse that are around but also show the signs and symptoms that may be associated with each type which will enable me to have a higher understanding when it comes to recognising each type. After doing this because I will have gained a better understanding of each type I feel that I will be better equipped when it comes to recognising and describing factors that may contribute to an individual whom may be more vulnerable to abuse than others. My first example is physical abuse. Physical abuse can range from anything such as hitting, kicking, pushing, misuse of medication and so on. Signs and symptoms of physical abuse would be…show more content…
The government's objective and aim regarding this would be to prevent and reduce the risk of significant harm to vulnerable adults from any kinds of abuse. They do this whilst helping individuals maintain control over their lives. The government also believe that safeguarding of people in the different communities is everybodys business and that everyone should be involved in playing an active or in active role in preventing, detecting and reporting neglect and abuse. For the more vulnerable individuals measures need to be in place to loacally to protect them more because they will be a higher risk. This can be achieved through partnerships between local organisations, individuals as well as communities. Within Wiltshire being my local system that I will need to refer to Wiltshires role in safeguarding will need to provide a clear vision and direction to ensure that the legal framework is clear this involves structured powers and duties to enable maximised local flexibilty in proportion which allows professionals to take the appropriate actions when undertaking there safeguarding duties. Local authorities also have a main priority to ensure that any of the services they commision are effective and of high standard. From this they also expect those whom may be providing the service whether it be the local authorities or the Care Quality…show more content…
I will do this by breaking down how I think that the likelihood may be reduced, my first example is working with person centered values. Person centered values is all based around choices and making sure that care plans are up to date. Everybodies opinion needs to be valued to ensure that dignity and respect is maintaned throughout so a patient/client feels able to discuss and be comfortable with what they want, how they want it, when they want it etc. For example they may shower daily but then on friday they fancy having a bath instead, the choice needs to be available for change to make sure that everybody is comfortable and happy with the care plan. Another person centred value would be diverse and flexible to situations to gain a better understanding to help build a better carer-client
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