The course is informed by their organisation’s policies, ‘No Secrets’ (2000) and the CQC Code of Practice.
The course provides some knowledge for
NHS KSF: HWB3.2
CIS: 4.1; 5.1; 5.2; 6
QCF: HSC 024
The course is designed for all Health &
Social Care Workers in residential settings.
The course will assist the organisation to deliver CQC Outcome 7.
By the end of the course learners should understand:
• A range of definitions including ‘Good Practice’, ‘Ethics and values’, ‘Abuse’ etc
• The guidelines that inform our practice e.g. Code of Practice for Social Care Workers etc.
• The importance of being ‘abuse aware’, particularly in residential settings
• The different types of abuse as defined in ‘No Secrets’
• How abuse impacts on the person
• How these abuses tend to manifest in residential settings, overtly and with more subtlety
• Different ways in which abuse of vulnerable people can be masked
• How people were abused in institutions and how some continue in residential settings
• Other contexts where abuse might take place
• The difficulty in confronting abuse committed by colleagues
• The difficulty confronting abuse committed by senior staff and others e.g. family, doctors
• What can we do?
• Statistics demonstrating the incidence of abuse
• Avoiding abuse; what workers can do to promote respectful cultures
• Identifying the signs of abuse
• Responding to suspected or actual abuse
• The organisation’s reporting procedure
• The legal framework
|Training methods utilised include Tutor presentations, PowerPoint, DVD, Group work, Practice scenarios, Handouts|