Safeguarding Adults: Level 3 Part 1
This Module begins with a recap of levels 1 and 2. Level 3 has been split into 3 modules due to the amount of content that is covered under the framework.
Learning Outcomes for this module include:
- Knowledge Development
- Understands the ways in which abuse, harm and neglect can impact on personal identity throughout the life course
- Understands the significance of health deficits on health and wellbeing through the life course, for example homelessness, loneliness and poverty
- Understands the legal, professional, and ethical responsibilities around information sharing, including the use of assessment frameworks.
- Understands the best practice in documentation, record keeping, and data protection issues in relation to information sharing for safeguarding purposes.
- Be familiar with the guidance related to participation in safeguarding enquiries and reviews.
- Understands the professional duty to report crime in line with organisational and professional guidance.
- Understands the importance of establishing, acting or making a decision in person’s best interests as reflected in legislation and key statutory and non-statutory guidance.
- Understand the role, remit and procedures of local safeguarding boards and panels.
- Understand the effects of carer behaviour and family factors on adults at risk of abuse, harm or neglect and the inter-agency response.
- Able to act proactively to reduce the likelihood of abuse, harm or neglect to adults at risk.
- Able to contribute to, and make considered judgements about how to act to promote wellbeing and to safeguard an adult when needed.
- Able to present safeguarding concerns verbally and in writing for professional and legal purposes as required (and as appropriate to role).
- Able to communicate effectively with adults to recognise and to ensure those lacking capacity to make a particular decision or with communication needs have opportunity to participate in decisions affecting them.
- Able to give effective feedback to colleagues.
- Able to identify (as appropriate to role) associated medical conditions, mental health needs and other comorbidities which may increase the risk of abuse, harm or neglect and be able to take appropriate action.
- Able to assess (as appropriate to the role) the impact of, carer and family issues on adults at risk of abuse, harm or neglect including mental health needs, learning/intellectual disabilities, substance misuse and domestic abuse and long-term conditions
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