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Sex and Independence - How were Kim's rights violated when he was living in a care organisation? Why would a person such as Kim be particularly vulnerable to their rights being infringed?

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Sex and Independence How were Kim's rights violated when he was living in a care organisation? Why would a person such as Kim be particularly vulnerable to their rights being infringed? Kim's rights had been violated when he was living in a care organisation. Many rights, which had been infringed, are: - * Rights to be respected * Rights to be taken out, as he hadn't been taken out for several weeks * Right to freedom * Right to be treated fairly Kim was treated very badly in the care organisation. At one point one of the staff even made him eat his own "poo". I believe that the reason why a person such as Kim has his rights being infringed is because he is unable to communicate properly and defend himself. This becomes a barrier between Kim and others. Kim has no privacy and because of his disability he is not seen or treated as a real person who has needs, feelings or emotions. ...read more.

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Social services can protect their rights from being infringed. They help their clients in any way possible. How successful were the advocates who worked on Kim's behalf? Evaluate what made a 'good' advocate and what made others less successful? The advocates that worked on the behalf of Kim were excellent and very successful. Ivan was Kim's advocate and he helped Kim a lot. He met every need of Kim's to the best of his ability. Ivan is not just Kim's advocate but also his friend. Throughout the time they have been working together they have built a trustworthy relationship. This is also a quality that Ivan has; he is naturally caring and understanding. One day Kim received a letter, Ivan opened the letter as Kim is unable to and handed it to Kim and left the room for Kim to read it in private. This is what I call a very good advocate as he gives Kim his personal space and privacy. ...read more.

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Throughout his life, Kim has been disempowered by a range of people and practices. Describe these and outline the discriminatory attitudes that underlie the practice. Throughout his life, Kim has been disempowered by a range of people and practices. The attitudes that underlie the practice are because Kim has a disability and he is not able to do anything for himself. He is often neglected and ignored. Kim's opinions and thoughts are not heard. When Kim's money and possessions got stolen the care worker just ignored him. The care organisation treated Kim really badly and didn't really meet any of his needs. Kim took the organisation to court and only gained �100 in compensation. What elements of risk assessments are discussed (or implied) in the video? What factors would need to be considered when making decisions around Kim? How might resource issues influence decisions about his care? The elements of risk factors which are assessed in the video are, how would Kim cope without Ivan as his care worker? How will he get on living on his own? As he wants to get his own place. Also he wants to do everything for himself. ...read more.

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