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Unit 11: Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence

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´╗┐Jessica Bascombe 20174011 Group D Unit 11: Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence P5: ISA: The independent safeguarding authority was created to prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults it was a government organization which held the barred lists for working with children or vulnerable adults. The ISA was set up to take responsibility and control the vetting and barring scheme this act was created because of the murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman in 2002 anyone who wants to work with vulnerable individuals need the ISA registration to be checked suitable before they could work in certain environments. The records that are kept by the ISA are constantly updated as fresh information is gathered if new information indicates that an individual might pose a risk to vulnerable people they will be put on one of the ISA barred lists and their current employer will only be informed immediately. DBS: Helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups including children it replaces the CRB and the ISA they are responsible for processing requests for chemical records checks deciding whether it is appropriate for a person to be placed on or removed from a barred lists. They search police records in relevant cases and banned barred list information these could be sensitive and personal therefore the DBS makes sure that any information they contain is handled fairly and used properly. ...read more.


CQC: The care quality commission provides a central service for undertaking police and identify checks all organizations where people may come into contact with vulnerable groups including children homes are required to ensure that these individuals are vetted via the DBS, IRS and the CRB process. The CQC ensures all hospitals, care homes, GP's, dental and general practices and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high quality care and they encourage them to make improvements. These principles are: - Independent, rigorous, fair and consistent - Work in partnership across the health and social care system - Put individuals who use the service at the heart of your service - Have an open accessible culture - Are committed to being on high performing organization - Promote equality, diversity and human rights The CQC do their job by inspecting health and social care settings in England to ensure service users are receiving safe and effective care they also enforce action and register services and work with organizations. Staff Training & Induction: Is mandatory in all health and social care settings it is the managers responsibility to ensure all new staff and present staff complete the common induction standards in health and social care. Some settings have a quality and workforce development team booklets to support the induction process the use of these booklets are mandatory in some statutory social care services for those who working private, voluntary ...read more.


and positive self esteem - Act to overwrite people?s loneliness and Isolation the dignity in care guide is for individuals who wants to make a difference by improving standards of dignity in care. It provides a range of resources and practice guidance to help service providers and care working developing their practice with the aim of ensuring that. All people who receive health and social care services are treated with dignity and respect. No Secrets Act 2000: This act ensures all settings including primary care groups, care services and appropriate criminal justice agencies address. The need for immediate action to ensure that vulnerable adults who are at risk of abuse receive protection and support The act gives a high priority to such action and sees local statutory settings and other relevant agencies ensure action is taken wherever needed. Record Keeping: Whenever a complaint or allegation of abuse is made all settings should keep clear and accurate records on receipt of a complaint or allegation. Staff of the settings needs to be given clear directions/instructions as what information should be recorded back to the users file. If the alleged abuser is service provider then information about his or her involvement in an adult protection investigation should be included on his or her records. If assessed that the individual continues to pose a threat to other serve users or staff then this should be included in any information and passed on to the CQC. ...read more.

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