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Safeguard Children and Young People who are Present in the Adult Social Care Sector

The Level 4 Diploma Unit ‘Safeguard Children and Young People who are Present in the Adult Social Care Sector‘ discusses a care worker’s responsibility to safeguard any children that they encounter in an adult social care setting. Supporting the understanding of others is also explored, as are potential conflicts and dilemmas relating to this responsibility.

It is made up of 3 learning outcomes and several assessment criteria.

  1. Understand the responsibility to safeguard children and young people who are present in an adult social care work setting
    • 1.1 explain own responsibility to safeguard children and young people who are present in an adult social care work setting
    • 1.2 explain the responsibility of others to safeguard children and young people who are present in an adult social care work setting.
  2. Be able to develop the understanding of others about safeguarding children and young people
    • 2.1 Access information, advice and support to inform knowledge and practice about safeguarding children and young people
    • 2.2 Provide information to others on: a. indicators of harm, abuse or neglect, b. actions that need to be taken where there are safeguarding concerns.
  3. . Understand how to address conflicts and dilemmas associated with safeguarding children and young people
    • 3.1 analyse conflicts and dilemmas that can occur in relation to safeguarding children and young people present in an adult social care setting
    • 3.2 identify actions to take when conflicts and dilemmas about safeguarding arise