Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults Assignment

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U14871 / Employability and Enterprise Skills

Assignment number and title One CW-CS

Assignment type                          Case Study Essay

Weighting of assignment        100%

Size or length of assessment 2000 Words (+/- 10%)

Unit learning outcomes

            1. Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding
              Identify and apply legislation used to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults, and the different cultural contexts and perceptions of what constitutes risk and safeguarding, and the tools used to assess and address risk
            2. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities
              Critically evaluate legislation and current research around safeguarding and ability to make recommendations based on your research as to how improvements could be made

What am I required to do in this assignment?

Students will be provided with a selection of three case studies relating to Children, Young People or Adults from which they will choose one. The student will choose a professional role related to the case study and demonstrate understanding of their chosen professional role in relation to safeguarding the vulnerable child/person in their case study. The assignment requires identification of at least three relevant Legislation or Policy that informs professional safeguarding practice. The student must select one of the pieces of Policy or Legislation and critically evaluate it to identify its effectiveness in safeguarding practice, linking this to the case study, whilst acknowledging the impact of
wider sociological factors that need to be considered in the safeguarding process. The student must incorporate relevant research to illustrate points or arguments in the assignment. The assignment should be presented in Essay format and the word count for this assignment is 2000 words (plus or minus 10%)

What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
In order to pass the assignment, you must:

  • Demonstrate your knowledge of your chosen role
  • Clearly identify the safeguarding risks, concerns and action that you need to take in your professional capacity in your chosen case study, including an appreciation of the wider sociological factors that need to be considered as part of the safeguarding process
  • Identify three pieces of legislation/policy that underpins safeguarding practice of your chosen role and clearly state their relevance within the context of your case study
  • Select one of the three pieces of legislation/policy and critically analyse and evaluate its effectiveness in safeguarding the vulnerable person in your case study, using relevant research and/or serious case reviews that are in the public domain to illustrate your argument or points

How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?

This section is to be left blank and completed by the students in an in-class Assessment Dialogue.
The assessment brief is discussed during an in-class session with students, explaining the assessment, the rubric and marking criteria.

How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?

  1. Lectures will focus on specific topics each week that will cover the historical context of safeguarding in health and social care
  2. You will learn about legislation and policy that informs safeguarding practice
  3. You will be provided with activities to undertake in the seminars that follow the lectures which will include working with your student peers. The sessions will also include real-life case studies to help you to put the teaching into context
  4. A range of media films will be made available to support your learning
  5. You will select a case study and professional role that reflects your area of interest
  6. You will be encouraged to develop your research skills through independent and autonomous activities.
  7. The unit supports your development of critical evaluation skills
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