student Number: 315873
Module leader: Alisin backhouse
Anglia Ruskin University
student Number: 315873
Module leader: Alisin backhouse
Anglia Ruskin University
Intervention are the actual treatments and action that are performed to help Adult at risk. Interventions focus on basic physical needs and complex physiological needs. Care intervention include Making Safeguarding Personal, Advocacy, Positive Risk Taking and Adult Family Group Conferences. The first intervention to be reviewed is “Making Safeguarding Personal” (MSP). Making Safeguarding personal is person-led and outcome focussed. It engages the person in a conversation about how best to respond to their safeguarding situation in a way that enhances involvement, choice and control as well as improving quality of life wellbeing and safety. (DH 2016, 14.15). Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) is to help adult at risk to speak up and live their independent life’s. MSP could help break the barriers between professional and people who are using a service.
Safeguarding is something that opens doors for people who are at risk, when there are problem professionals can talk openly to help people to understand their issues. MSP will give important awareness about abuse and can help prevent it from happening. MSP will brings the importance of the adult at risk being as involved as possible in a safeguarding process, with some exceptions safeguarding enquiries should only take place with consent of the person concerned. If the person is being abused or neglected MSP recognise that the person is in best placed to understand their own well being requirements. Safeguarding aims to protect people from harm and empower people to make their own choice and remain in control of their lives which means respecting the person’s choice even though in some cases, this puts them at risk of harm.
Empowering means supporting the vulnerable person with their own decision and giving them control. Health Care Professional have to work within the legal and policy framework and powers to intervene may at times be limited. After the death of Clara husband, Clara became socially isolated, she starts to play the lottery to get engaged in life. However, still there was concern about Clara’s money that care worker notices, it became clear that Clara had sent a lot of money to the scammers and had nothing left to buy food.
Abuse is a mistreatment by any other person or persons that violates a person’s human and civil rights. The abuse can vary from treating someone with disrespect in way which significantly affects the person’s quality of life to causing actual physical suffering. Financial abuse like unnecessary overcharging, wrongfully controlled access to money or benefit. Abuse can happen anywhere in a residential or nursing home, a hospital, in the workplace, at day centre or education establishment in supported housing or in the street. People with a learning, sensory, physical, mental disability or old people who depend on and need help from others might be at risk. (NHS pocket guide).
The responsibility of the practitioner when there is a sign of financial abuse involves raise an alert in accordance with the multi agency safeguarding adult policy and procedure for safeguarding adult at risk. Under the Care Act 2014 all the local Authorities duty is to take step to prevent individuals being subject to financial abuse. It’s require to take suitable steps to prevent or delay adults needing are support, prevent individual becoming victims is a key element of maintaining health and well being in later life. (Care act 2014)
Making safeguarding personal (MSP) intervention. MSP is important for Clare because it is personal and outcome focused.
Strength based approach:
The Care Act 2014 will promote well being and independence. The assessment process aims to put people at the centre to understand their needs and how they can achieve their goal focussing in strength based approach its called principal of social care. The case of change both research and practice shows that the crosual dimension of wellbeing is achieving the benefit and contribute of community. This involve every body which involve people who are using service, family, friends and professional support them to understand what this approach means and how it supports assessment an eligibility. It is a fundamental sift from focused on what people can’t do focusing on their skills, experience, ability people already have they wish to required and develop. It will meet by allocated public service need to ensure continue of health and wellbeing of nation. It is important to invested in people to help prevent reduce or delay of development of needs. The Care Act 2014 required the consideration to achieved through this assessment people can be support by what they can do and have skills and network to achieved the outcome. (Care Act)
There are major changes ahead. Clara has been isolated the health care professional need to work together and find out Clara interest, skills, experience ability and develop by giving her opportunity to join social clubs. She can be new volunteer member of club. She will be less isolated, using the strength and finding the opportunity community will work. Under the care act and support plan should be out come focused finding out how the person went to live their life and how this can be achieved. Within the strength best approach everything revolves around the individual. Asking individual about their skills and the ability and the resource they can assess give people more choices in their life.
Practitioner need to have the confident and communication skills to engage people and know how to listen, record, write summaries and give feedback and know what they have learned about the person. In this intervention the tannic can be use to identify the strength it starts by considering the collective the hard intangibility e.g. like health and social care service, leisure facilities, community building. Soft intangibility links with neighbour, community group, shared interest group, community leader. It will build their strength and establish agenda. A strength base conversion is useful e.g. like things I am good at., people I need around me, what I want to happen in my life. Things I want support with, it’s the individual wish. It will fulfil individual personal goals.
The strength base approach helps individual to work together to understand how the person care and support meets in different way. Including identifying their own strength those people who are around them for example family member and local community. Assessment should be supporting people take the lead and find solution and recognise the contribution helps to build the confidence and strengthens their ability to helps their life’s. It involves looking at resources from the public sector, community sector, library, the social and local clubs have considered to see what they offer. Fundamental of strength base community approach is from everyone local authority management, assessor, commissioners and the community it is culturally shaped and it is not going to be straight forward. As practitioner need to make sure the need is meet and outcomes are achieved sustainable way. That can begin with change and approach through assessment local authority can expand commissioners practice and can change the way by communicating with whole community.
Clara after finding her strength based approach is encouraged to make the most of their strength their ability and feel part of process not separate from it. Social inclosing opportunity and well being are core principle that underpin the best approach together they are essential to building better health and social care.
The second intervention to apply to this case study of Clara will be advocacy. Advocacy comes under Human Rights. It will help people to express their wants and needs where they haven’t been heard before. Advocacy will help to communicate on behalf of service user who are not able to do things by themselves. Often clients will be non verbal professional will use technology to communicated or ask family, friends or Care Worker about their likes and choices. Advocacy will not give advice it will encourage the people decision and their voice which will be heard, how people feel in their day to day life by not being judgemental, need a good knowledge about Care Act. Advocacy would improve vulnerable person confidence and self esteem. (NHS pocket guide).
In Clare’s case advocacy can make big difference in Clare life because Clare was socially isolated this intervention advocacy will support Clare to understand Clare wish and view by communicating. It would improve Clare confident and self esteem, it will give chance to speak out about abuse and neglect. Advocacy will help Clare to speak out her opinion likes and dislike which will improve Clare life for better. This intervention could help make Clare not to feel so lonely. This intervention will have a written policy on confidentially which comes under Human Rights Act 2005. Advocates must also be aware of situations that would require making an adult safeguarding alert. Professional should ensure the person fundamental human right are respected and upheld at all times. (Code of Practice 2014).
The reason for this intervention is once aware of a situation the local authority will decide how to respond for example by initiating a safeguarding enquiry. Local authority will decide how best to conduct the enquiry depending for example on the seriousness of the case. The local authority has a duty to provide the information and advice about safeguarding. People have a right to an independent advocate if people have difficulty with communicating the needs and have no one to assist them. Local authority has their own safeguarding legal duties for example a local authority has a duty to make enquiries where there is reasonable cause to suspect and adult with care and support needs is being abused or neglected or is at risk of being abused or neglected (Care act 2014). Each local authority must set up a safeguarding adult s board which is multi agency body to help and protect adults in its area. Safeguarding adult board have duty to arrange for case reviews where there has been a serious safeguarding incident (Care act 2014)
The main aim of the safeguarding policy is to stop abuse and neglect where possible. Prevent vulnerable person from being harm and reduce the risk of abuse and neglect. Raise the public awareness so communities play a role alongside professional. Provide accessible information, advice and support about how to stay safe and how to raise a concern.
The Care act 2014 sets out when the local authority has a responsibility to meet someone’s care and support needs. The act says what must happen next to help the person make decisions about their need should be met. Care Act 2014 gives local authorities a new legal responsibility to provide a care and support plan.
According to case study health care professionals will check what happens to Clara, why Clare became socially isolated. For this case health care professional and local authority partnership have to come together to work for Clara well being. This intervention is protection; it will support Clara in the community to be safe of different activities to avoid being more isolated this way keep Clare occupied. The care intervention apply for Clare is
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