• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  6. 6
    6
  7. 7
    7
  8. 8
    8
  9. 9
    9
  10. 10
    10
  11. 11
    11
  12. 12
    12
  13. 13
    13
  14. 14
    14
  15. 15
    15
  16. 16
    16
  17. 17
    17
  18. 18
    18
  19. 19
    19
  20. 20
    20

Protecting Adults

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Explain how individual rights can be respected in a supportive relationship. Explain how supportive relationships can enhance the life experiences of individuals receiving health and social care services P1 & M1 Bukola Adedeji This role play is about Physical abuse Characters Doctor Patrick Star - Therapist Sponge bob Square pants - Client Sandy Cheeks - Receptionist Mrs Krabs - Manager Introduction This play is about a man named Spongebob Squarepants. All his life Spongebob suffered from physical abuse. His mother always used to hit him, now Spongebob finds it hard to interact with females; it has also affected his self confidence. Mrs Krabs his manager has seen that Spongebob acts different towards females and has called him into her office to discuss his future. Spongebob told his boss all about his troubled past and why he had been slacking. His boss Mrs Krabs then arranged for him to see a therapist, Spongebob wasn't really keen on the idea of going to see a therapist but if it meant him keeping his job then he didn't mind. Sandy Cheeks - Hello how may I help you? Spongebob - I have a 2'oclock appointment with a doctor Patrick Star Sandy Cheeks - Name? Spongebob - Mr Spongebob Squarepants Sandy Cheeks - Ok Mr Squarepants, take a seat over there and I'll call you when the doctor is ready to see you Spongebob - Thanks After a few minutes Sandy Cheeks called for Spongebob and told him that the doctor was ready to see him Spongebob nervously entered the office. Doctor Patrick Star - Hello Mr Squarepants how are you feeling? Spongebob - Fine Doctor Patrick Star - Your boss has informed me that you have some issues at work to you wish to explain this? Spongebob - I don't like females Doctor Patrick Star - so you don't like females why do you think this is? ...read more.

Middle

Sexual Abuse: inappropriate touching, forced sexual contact, unwanted sexualized behaviour, photographing individuals in suggestive positions, forced viewing of pornography and other non-consensual sexual activity. Vulnerable adults, who do not wish to make a complaint, or be involved in an investigation of alleged abuse, have the right of refusal. Even in cases where the adult is not considered capable of giving their informed consent or agreement their advocate might feel it is not in their best interests to have the matter pursued. Supported flats for people living in the community who have learning disabilities People with learning disabilities may live in the community in supported houses that are not staffed at night. They can become prey to local teenagers and young adults who take advantage of their open, trusting nature and use their accommodation as a drop in and a place to have drinking parties, etc. The service user finds they are swept up in the activities and are unable to control the situation. Neighbours may act as informal carers and develop an abusive relationship because of the imbalance of power in the relationship. People with learning difficulties tend to be over-complaint and to accept whatever happens to them. They have low expectations and low-self esteem. Their illness, condition or age tends to make them isolated and limit their social networks. As a result they become dependent on their abusers, or potential abusers, for help, services and social interaction. Being vulnerable increases the fear of retaliation from the abuser. Service users can blame themselves for their abuse and believe they have deserved it. The abuser can reinforce this. A home care service that provides home support for physically disabled people living in their own homes. Living alone, and depending on others, can be isolating for people who have limited social networks. They may find their main social contact is with their carers. Such isolation and dependency can increase the vulnerability of an individual who is confused, frail or has a learning disability. ...read more.

Conclusion

Also mentioned were: identification of adult's needs, access to grants or practical resources for families, and improved parent-child relationships through parenting skills and strategies acquired through BEST interventions. Other commonly identified outcomes of multi-agency work are: * Access to services not previously available, and a wider range of services * Easier or quicker access to services or expertise * Improved educational attainment and better engagement in education * Early identification and intervention * Better support for parents * Children's needs addressed more appropriately * Better quality services * Reduced need for more specialist services Benefits for staff and services Practitioners with backgrounds in single, traditional agencies report high levels of satisfaction with multi-agency working. In particular, they feel liberated from the narrow bureaucratic and cultural constraints of their parent organisation. Where the initial bedding down phase is well-managed, they find the potential for cross-fertilisation between the different agencies stimulating; and many value the opportunity to take a more holistic approach to the needs of children. Schools delivering extended services have identified opportunities for staff to work flexibly and for support staff to access more career development opportunities. Where there are swift referral systems to multi-agency support, extended schools have seen improvements in staff recruitment, retention and workload. They also provide opportunities for enhanced partnership working with the community and better school security. Working within a BEST was described as having been a rewarding experience for the majority of the practitioners interviewed. Many of the positive impacts reflected those cited more generally as benefits of multi-agency working. Most commonly mentioned was professional development: opportunities to share expertise and learn from colleagues through discussion of casework and joint delivery of interventions. The On Track evaluation identified positive impacts for staff. These were primarily associated with new ways of working within multi-agency teams, in particular: * Less replication between different service providers * Better links between service providers, including a greater understanding of their practices * Professional development and career progression opportunities * More involvement in community development * Improved awareness of different services and changed public perceptions of service providers ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    UNIT 1 COMMUNICATION P5, P6, M3 AND D1 , D2

    4 star(s)

    I would then explain verbally why I was unable to take her there and then but that I will go find another care assistant to help me and come back. It is a care assistant's responsibility to do their job to the best of their ability and they should promote

  2. Marked by a teacher

    Describe forms of abuse which may be experienced by adults. Describe indicators that ...

    3 star(s)

    Physical injuries, isolation, depression, self harm, sexual infections, nightmares, mistrust, anxiety, low self-esteem, avoidance of sexual intimacy and feeling suicidal. Financial Financial abuse is a form of mistreatment in which an abuser forcibly controls a victim's economic means.

  1. Equality, diversity and rights

    Some individuals have better traditions than others, the way they dress, talk and so on, this is will b a difficult point of view to the other people that are different form them as they want to do the same but they are not allowed to because its against their tradition.

  2. Equality, Divesity and rights

    Sex Discrimination policy Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual advances in any form. This is irrespective of the victim or predators sexual orientation. It is against the law to discriminate against somebody because of his or her sex, gender or sexual orientation.

  1. In this essay I will be outlining key legislation and regulations which govern safeguarding ...

    The independent safeguarding authority to be able to stop sexual abusers from working with people that are vulnerable. This also applies to employed people and volunteers, there are separate but liked barred lists for those working with children and adults, Checks must take place before an individual can work with the vulnerable so this can stop physical abuse from happening.

  2. Health and Social Care Communication. Examples from work with a service user with ...

    For this reason, I should try and alter the pace I speak at, for example when giving information I will speak slowly and more clearly. I should ensure that I use empathy when I am talking.

  1. Choose two different types of vulnerable adult abuse and assess the likely immediate effect ...

    Bullying ranges from simple one-on-one bullying to more complex bullying in which the bully may have one or more standbys who may seem to be willing to assist the primary bully in his or her bullying activities. Bullying in school and the workplace is also referred to as peer abuse.

  2. Unit 7 P2 AND M1 explain different sociological approaches to health and ill ...

    look at the social history of the individual, nor the psychological history of the individual. Within the model they only analyse and search for the biophysical or genetic malfunctions. An example regarding how the model does not look at the social side of the illness is an individual with asthma.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work