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Understand Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Settings

The Level 4 Diploma in Care unit ‘Understand Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Settings‘ explores legislation and responsibilities relating to safeguarding and protection, signs of potential abuse or neglect, what to do if there are concerns, working with other agencies and supporting others during the safeguarding process.

It has 4 learning outcomes and several assessment criteria.

  1. Understand the impact of current legislation for the safeguarding of adults at risk of abuse and neglect
  2. Understand how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  3. Understand how to participate in inter-agency, joint or integrated working in order to protect vulnerable adults
    • 3.1 Explain agreed protocols for working in partnership with other organisations
    • 3.2 Explain own role in partnership working
  4. Understand how to support others in safeguarding
    • 4.1 Explain how to support others to raise concerns
    • 4.2 Explain how to support others during the safeguarding process