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Principles of safeguarding and protection for learning disability workers

Principles of safeguarding and protection for learning disability workers

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Safeguarding & Protection

May 2011 | 88 pages | Learning Matters
If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Principles of Safeguarding and Protection. You will learn how to recognise and respond to signs of abuse and how to reduce the likelihood of it happening.

The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

About the author and the people who contributed to this book
Know how to recognise signs of abuse
Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
Knowing how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
Understanding ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
Knowing how to recognise and report unsafe practices

A good read to develop skills

Mr Carl Chandra
Social Work , London South Bank University
April 15, 2013

Part of a series of books. Good for providing a foundation to understanding concepts surrounding what life is like for people who experience learning difficulties. Requested full set for library.

Ms Michelle Evans
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
January 21, 2013

A good introduction to the subject area for first year undergraduates nursing students who have no prior knowledge/practice experience of the principles of safeguarding.

Dr Ruth Wyn Williams
School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University
October 19, 2012

Good information for students wishing to understand safeguarding/protection. Good examples and application to practice.

Mrs Nicola Meek
Social Work, Merthyr Tydfil College
April 16, 2012

Simon Bickerton

Simon Bickerton has spent the last 28 years working in health and social care. Simon has worked as both a general and mental health nurse, and has also worked for a local authority, which has involved working in a mental health crisis service, managing mental health day services and then managing community based services for adults with learning disabilities. While working for the local authority Simon achieved the Certificate in Education and the Registered Manager / NVQ 4 in Management award./par1/Simon now works as a freelance trainer. This involves working with a number of different services and organisations around the country,... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780857255068
£ 14.99