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Unit 11 M3 describe legislation and regulations, working strategies and procedures used in health and social care to reduce the risk of two types of abuse

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´╗┐Unit 11 M3 describe legislation and regulations, working strategies and procedures used in health and social care to reduce the risk of two types of abuse The safeguarding Valuable Groups ACT The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006to to ensure that all individual who work with valuable people are safe by doing CBR Checks and check the on the barred list .This is to stop any person who possess a treat either they want work or volunteer with children or vulnerable adults and to bar unsuitable people from doing so. This act was created the Independent Safeguarding Authority, which vets and bars unsuitable people from working in health care services. The Rehabilitation of offenders ACT The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 enables individual with criminal records , with some exceptions, to become ?spent? or passed over after a rehabilitation. ...read more.


as intentional sexual touching without consent, which includes touching any part of the body, clothed or unclothed, by either a body part or an object. The care act Standards act The Care Home Regulations form the basis of the inspections upon which the registration of a home is based, this is to ensure that care home a keeping the high standard lining environment for its residents .To ensure high standard of care is given to services users in Care services The mental capacity ACT The Mental Health Act 1983 sets out how a person can be accessed to be detained and treated in hospital against their wishes. The act covers the rights of people while they are detained, how they can be discharged from hospital and what aftercare they can expect to receive. ...read more.


The Data Protection Act also states that medical records should not be destroyed. When a service user dies, a time limit is given before destruction of records is allowed, in case of they may be required in court .The issue that people person a record are keep under lock and key or password protected computers. The Disability Discrimination Act The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, amended in 2005, promotes the rights of people with disabilities and protects them from discrimination. The Race Relations Act The Race Relations Act 1976, amended in 2000, makes it unlawful to treat a person less favourably than another on racial grounds. This includes race, colour, nationality (including citizenship), and national or ethnic origin. The Human Rights Act The Human Rights Act 1998 protects rights given under the European Convention on Human Rights. ...read more.

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