Assin 4 Task 2 Essay

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Factors may include if the individual has a mental disability such as dementia or not having the mental capacity. If the individual is secluded or isolated or vulnerable. There could be factors for the abuser, which could comprise the abuser having lack of training, also abusing their power. Sometimes personal issues have a part to play which could comprise the support workers /abuser being stressed or having a history of abuse and continuing the cycle. Numerous factors may make a person more suseptable to abuse. The factors include if one has low self-esteem or self worth. If they have had abuse before, nobody to protect them, and the mentally ill

1, To decrease the likely hood of abuse you need to talk about. Peron centered values dignity respect choice, to discuss with that person what they want how they want it, when they want it .for example they may always have a bath but perhaps that day they may want a shower instead, or they may always have a bath on Monday, Wednesday Friday but fancy a bath on a Thursday or in the evening in stead of a morning! It is about choices ensuring care plans are up dated

2, To encourage a resident/ person to participate make decisions for them selves or with you. For example by asking them would you like a shower or a bath? Would you like to have a meal in your room or with others at the dinning room table? Would you like to wear the blue dress or the red one today? It is good practice to involve the resident with their care plan, as their wishes are core to the plan. If every staff member works in this way then it reduces the risk of abuse also gives that person the confidence, self esteem to speak up if there is an issue. Good relations

3, Promoting choices plus rights is all the above Empowerment is about taking control