NVQ Level 5: Manage Safeguarding Protection and Risk in Adult Care

NVQ Level 5: Manage Safeguarding Protection and Risk in Adult Care

Task Questions

1)      Discuss and evaluate the importance of balancing respect for confidentiality with ensuring the protection and well-being of users of services, when managing safeguarding resources in the setting.

2)      Discuss and evaluate sources of funding that are used to construct the safeguarding budget in your own area of responsibility.

 3)      Discuss why everyone in the setting has a responsibility to act on concerns about abuse of children or young people in the setting.

4)      Discuss the actions to take if:

  • There are concerns that a child or young person is being abused.
  • A child or young person alleges that they are being abused.

5)      Discuss examples of ‘hidden restraint’.

6)      Discuss and evaluate potential situations when restraint may be used as a ‘last resort’ in the setting.

7)      Discuss how to apply the regulatory requirements, codes of practice and relevant guidance to managing concerns about safeguarding in the setting.

8)      Discuss and evaluate the role of the Local Government Ombudsman in the regulatory process as applied to the setting.

9)      Discuss how to use organisational systems to address concerns and complaints effectively in the setting.

10)  Discuss and evaluate your own practice in promoting a balanced approach to managing risk in the setting.

11)  Discuss and evaluate the effectiveness of the policies and procedures used for risk-taking in the setting.

12)  Discuss and evaluate the potential effectiveness of available support for assessing mental capacity and ability to give consent in the setting.

13)  Discuss and evaluate the key factors of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards that are relevant in the setting, in terms of supporting teams in making appropriate decisions.

14)  Analyse the role of advocacy under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in the setting.