Understand The National And Local Context Of Safeguarding And Protection From Abuse

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Diploma level 3 in Health & Social Care
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UNIT 5 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse
The learner can:
a. Define the following types of abuse:
• Physical abuse
• Sexual abuse
• Emotional/psychological abuse
• Financial abuse
• Institutional abuse
• Self neglect
• Neglect by others b Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse.
c. Describe factors that may contribute to an individual
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They may be less aware of their rights

They may be socially isolated

They may need help with personal care and daily living

They may not be able to express themselves clearly

They may have limited sex education

They may have to share a home with people they have not chosen to be with

They may live in poor housing

They may need more care than their carer can give

They may have difficulty understanding requests or actions

They may not know how to complain

They may receive