NQSW resource - Outcome statement 7: Safeguarding

Safeguarding: Achieving this outcome

Here are some ways of demonstrating that you have achieved this outcome.

Check how far you have met this outcome

Have you:

  • Used appropriate guidance, legislation and policy to inform your actions and decisions?
  • Maximised the involvement of the person, and their family, friends and carers, and used independent advocates where appropriate?
  • Worked with other professionals, as part of the safeguarding process, to improve your knowledge and understanding of the person, to inform your judgement, and to manage any areas of conflict?
  • Identified and discussed ethical dilemmas and worked with others to resolve issues?
  • Identified and taken action to safeguard the well-being of people, while having due regard for their rights to take risks?
  • Critically analysed all the information available and used it to produce a review which balances the needs and wishes of individuals?

Use the Portfolio (Word file) document to record your reflection on this outcome statement.