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  • 1. 

    Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults’ means:  (Select three)

    • A.

      Protection from maltreatment (abuse or neglect).

    • B.

      Preventing the impairment of health and intelligence

    • C.

      Ensuring life circumstances are consistent with the provision of safe and effective care

    • D.

      Enabling children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Protection from maltreatment (abuse or neglect).
    C. Ensuring life circumstances are consistent with the provision of safe and effective care
    D. Enabling children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Protection from maltreatment (abuse or neglect), Ensuring life circumstances are consistent with the provision of safe and effective care, and Enabling children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults involves protecting them from abuse or neglect, ensuring their life circumstances are safe and conducive to their well-being, and providing them with opportunities for success in life.

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  • 2. 

    The term ‘vulnerable adult’ means a person who may be in need of community care services by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; and who is or may be unable to take care of him/herself, or unable to protect him/herself against harm or exploitation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The definition provided accurately explains what a vulnerable adult is. It states that a vulnerable adult is someone who may require community care services due to factors such as mental or physical disability, age, or illness. Additionally, a vulnerable adult may be unable to take care of themselves or protect themselves from harm or exploitation. Therefore, the statement "The term 'vulnerable adult' means a person who may be in need of community care services by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; and who is or may be unable to take care of him/herself, or unable to protect him/herself against harm or exploitation" is true.

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  • 3. 

    The ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children Act______’ states that‘all agencies and individuals should aim to proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of children so that the need for action to protect children from harm is reduced’. 

    • A.

      2003

    • B.

      2006

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      2012

    Correct Answer
    B. 2006
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2006. In 2006, the Working Together to Safeguard Children Act was introduced, which emphasized the importance of all agencies and individuals working together to proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of children. This act aimed to reduce the need for action to protect children from harm by promoting early intervention and prevention strategies.

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  • 4. 

    Abuse may happen just once, occasionally, or be ongoing, but regardless of frequency, must be taken just seriously whether intentional or not.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Abuse can occur in various forms and frequencies, ranging from a single incident to occasional occurrences or even ongoing patterns. Regardless of the frequency, it is crucial to take abuse seriously, regardless of whether it was intentional or not. This means that even if abuse happens only once or unintentionally, it should not be dismissed or overlooked, as it can still have significant negative impacts on the victim. Therefore, the statement "Abuse may happen just once, occasionally, or be ongoing, but regardless of frequency, must be taken just seriously whether intentional or not" is true.

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  • 5. 

    Emotional signs of physical abuse includes:  (Select four)

    • A.

      Finger marks and marks to wrists and arms

    • B.

      Inability to sleep

    • C.

      Depression

    • D.

      Masturbation

    • E.

      Infections

    • F.

      Withdrawn/tearful

    • G.

      Fear of making decisions/choices

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Inability to sleep
    C. Depression
    F. Withdrawn/tearful
    G. Fear of making decisions/choices
    Explanation
    The emotional signs of physical abuse include inability to sleep, depression, withdrawn/tearful behavior, and fear of making decisions/choices. These signs indicate the psychological impact of physical abuse, such as the fear and trauma experienced by the victim. Inability to sleep may be a result of anxiety or nightmares, while depression and withdrawal can be a response to the emotional pain caused by the abuse. The fear of making decisions or choices may stem from a lack of confidence or a fear of further abuse.

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  • 6. 

    Financial Abuse is not always from unknown ‘scammers’ but can also come from within a family or friends and carers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Financial abuse is a form of exploitation where someone misuses or controls another person's finances without their consent. This can occur not only from unknown scammers but also from individuals within the victim's own social circle, such as family members, friends, or caregivers. These trusted individuals may take advantage of their relationship with the victim to manipulate or steal their money, assets, or resources. Therefore, the statement that financial abuse can come from within a family or friends and carers is true.

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  • 7. 

    Examples of neglect are NOT providing the following:  (Select three)

    • A.

      Food, sustenance and water

    • B.

      Sudden medical deterioration

    • C.

      Assistance with eating and drinking

    • D.

      Social interaction

    • E.

      Dressed inappropriately

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Food, sustenance and water
    C. Assistance with eating and drinking
    D. Social interaction
    Explanation
    This question is asking for examples of neglect. Neglect refers to the failure to provide necessary care or attention to someone. The correct answer choices are food, sustenance and water, assistance with eating and drinking, and social interaction. These three choices represent different aspects of neglect - not providing basic necessities like food and water, not helping with eating and drinking when needed, and lacking social interaction which is essential for emotional well-being.

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  • 8. 

    If someone comes to you and makes a claim that they are being abused, you must respond as though you believe that they are telling you the truth.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When someone comes forward and claims that they are being abused, it is important to respond as though you believe them. This response is crucial because it shows support and empathy towards the person who is sharing their experience. By believing them, you create a safe space for them to open up and seek help. Additionally, doubting or dismissing their claims can further harm and discourage them from seeking assistance. Therefore, responding as though you believe them is an essential step in providing the necessary support and assistance to someone who is experiencing abuse.

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  • 9. 

    National legislation associated with safeguarding includes:  (Select three)

    • A.

      Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2005

    • B.

      The Equality Act 2010

    • C.

      The Race Relations Act 1976

    • D.

      The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 (and Amendment to DDA 2003)

    • E.

      Human Rights Act 1998

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The Equality Act 2010
    C. The Race Relations Act 1976
    E. Human Rights Act 1998
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Equality Act 2010, The Race Relations Act 1976, Human Rights Act 1998. These three pieces of legislation are all associated with safeguarding. The Equality Act 2010 promotes equality and prohibits discrimination on the grounds of protected characteristics such as race, disability, and gender. The Race Relations Act 1976 prohibits racial discrimination and promotes equality of opportunity and good relations between different racial groups. The Human Rights Act 1998 incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights into UK law, protecting individuals' fundamental rights and freedoms. These acts all contribute to safeguarding vulnerable individuals and ensuring their rights are protected.

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  • 10. 

    Each local authority must have a single-agency management committee for the protection of vulnerable adults.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because each local authority is not required to have a single-agency management committee for the protection of vulnerable adults. While it is important for local authorities to have measures in place to protect vulnerable adults, the specific structure and organization of these measures may vary. Some local authorities may choose to have a single-agency management committee, while others may have different arrangements such as multi-agency partnerships or task forces. Therefore, it is not a requirement for every local authority to have a single-agency management committee for the protection of vulnerable adults.

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  • 11. 

    The main way to limit abuse is to empower vulnerable adults, that means that they are educated and informed of their rights, treated with respect and dignity in an anti- discriminatory way. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because empowering vulnerable adults by educating and informing them of their rights, treating them with respect and dignity, and ensuring they are not discriminated against is an effective way to limit abuse. By empowering them, they are more likely to be aware of their rights and less likely to be taken advantage of or mistreated. This approach promotes a culture of respect and accountability, which helps to prevent abuse and protect vulnerable adults.

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  • 12. 

    To maintain the safe environment from external abusers stay alert at all times, ensure the security of the building at all times and your own safety as well as others.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that in order to maintain a safe environment from external abusers, it is important to stay alert at all times and ensure the security of the building and the safety of oneself and others. This implies that being vigilant and taking necessary precautions are essential to create a safe environment, making the statement true.

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