nalyze how investigations into serious failures to uphold individuals’ rights to live free from abuse and neglect have impacted national policy.

  1. Section One

    1. Analyse current legislative framework and national guidance that underpins the safeguarding of adults.
    2. Analyse local systems, procedures, and agencies relating to adult safeguarding and their own role within these.
    3. Explain how national and local guidelines, policies, and procedures for safeguarding effect:
      • day-to-day work with individuals
      • own responsibilities towards individuals, their families, and carers, as well as team members
    4. Analyze how investigations into serious failures to uphold individuals’ rights to live free from abuse and neglect have impacted national policy.
    5. Evaluate legal provisions in relation to whistleblowing and information sharing.
    6. Evaluate own role in leading a response to suspected or disclosed abuse or neglect.
    7. Explain how and when to engage others in relation to responding to safeguarding concerns.
    8. Evaluate issues relating to consent to share information and own responsibilities to share information about suspicions or disclosures of abuse or neglect.
    9. Describe local systems, procedures, and agencies relating to children’s safeguarding and own role within these.
  2. Section Two                                    

    1. Evaluate key provisions of the legislation, codes of practice, and policy regarding mental capacity and how these relate to the service.
    2. Analyse own role in applying and upholding key principles of mental capacity legislation and code of practice.
    3. Evaluate the support available when mental capacity needs to be assessed, and how to access this support.
    4. Analyse own role in the assessment of risk in situations where an individual’s capacity is a concern.
    5. Outline practices that support individuals’ ability to provide valid consent.
    6. Evaluate own and team members’ development needs relating to mental capacity and their practice.
    7. Explain what is meant by ‘restrictive practices,’ ‘restraint’ and ‘deprivation of liberty and how they apply to practices within your own work setting.
    8. Analyze the legal and ethical considerations of restricting an individual’s rights and freedoms.
    9. Describe your own responsibilities in relation to restrictive practices and deprivations of liberty.
    10. Justify appropriate and proportionate responses to restrictions on an individual’s rights and freedoms.
    11. Evaluate the potential impacts of restrictive practices on individuals and others.
    12. Explain how person-centered, outcomes-based practices can mitigate the use of restrictive practices.
    13. Evaluate own and team members’ development needs relating to the use of restrictive practices.