Essay Supportive Relationships

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Supportive Relationships
Task 1 – (P6, M3)
In this part of the assignment I will be discussing the extent to which supportive relationships with adults can reduce the risk of abuse and neglect, making references to the case studies of Carla, Denzil and Rafeyia, detailing how such relationships would reduce the risk of abuse for them in particular. A supportive relationship involves the, care and support from those around you such as friends, family and care workers. Supportive relationships affect our health and well-being in a very positive way, having the support from people around us gives us confidence and makes us feel better about also means that we build trust in people to help look after us, and when something goes
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Here a supportive relationship can stop the effects of potential abuse taking place. The support worker knows Rafeyia well enough to detect changes within her, and the close bond they have built up means that it’s likely she will feel comfortable in confiding in her. Being able to build up a supportive and caring relationship within professional limits means that vulnerable adults can be protected from harm, with any risk of potential harm to them minimised whilst also protecting their individual rights, and ensuring g theses are maintained. Task 2 (D2)
In this part of the assignment I will be evaluating how multi agency working could help investigate the case of John, (a man with learning disabilities below,) and how this would minimise the risk of suspected abuse to him by identifying agencies that would be able to work together on his behalf. “John lives in a supported house, run by a private organisation, for people with learning disabilities. He attends college three days a week and a day centre for two days. He has a good relationship with a volunteer who visits him at weekends and takes him out on trips. A friend from college has started to turn up at the day centre and at home. John seems reluctant to see him at times but will not say why. He has started to spend more money than usual on CDs and electrical gadgets, which he then gives to his friends as gifts. He is not his normal cheerful self. The volunteer feels that John is