Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
ALL OUTCOMES IN RED ARE OBSERVATIONS TO BE CARRIED OUT BY YOUR ASSESSOR. THE INFORMATION GIVEN INDICATES THE TYPES OF THINGS YOUR ASSESSOR WILL BE LOOKING FOR
Know how to recognise signs of abuse
1. Define the following types of abuse 2. Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse.
Physical abuse - Punching, Kicking Scratching, Slapping, Biting, Scalding, Pulling hair, Poking Pinching, Pushing, Shoving, Burning, Binding limbs, Tripping over, Choking, Beating, Cutting, Imprisonment, Starvation, Forced feeding, Deliberate dehydration, Twisting arms, Sleep deprivation, Torture, Drowning, Bruising, Scalding.
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Write down what is said at the time, as a reminder of the details. Your Manager may request you to complete an official report with full details. This will become a legal document and the details contained on it must be accurate, concise, dated and signed. It should not have anything added or deleted and any errors should be initialled. This information is confidential and should not be discussed with others. 3. Identify ways to ensure that evidence of abuse is preserved. Incidents of Physical and/or Sexual Assault
Following allegations of physical and/or