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A unit manager

A unit manager, I already have some participation in safeguarding investigation. I managed to work in partnership with the local safeguarding team and police investigation. I’ve also participated in a series of CQC inspection. The Home also working in partnership with the Hounslow’s safeguarding team. As unit manager you should be fully involved in any safeguarding investigation.

People with care and support needs, such as older people or people with disabilities, are more likely to be abused or neglected. They may be seen as an easy target and may be less likely to identify abuse themselves or to report it. People with communication difficulties can be particularly at risk because they may not be able to alert others. Sometimes people may not even be aware that they are being abused, and this is especially likely if they have a cognitive impairment. Abusers may try to prevent access to the person they abuse