Discuss about the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Persons for Leo.
Leo suffers from Down syndrome and it is for this reason that he does not have a proper and sound judgment and decision making power. So, he is not realizing the threat that might be associated with the activity that he is undertaking recently. Though, this activity is good for him as it helps him to get some money that he can use for his own purposes. It also makes him feel wanted and responsible. The support staff must not forcefully stop him from going to this work. The support staffs have to be very polite and understanding so that Leo can actually reach out to them for getting advice. However, the support system staffs must accompany Leo to the club for some days, if not with him then behind him. This will help them to know the kinds of people that Leo is getting exposed to. If the support system feels that the company of people with which Leo is mixing is good then they can at least allow Leo to go to the club. However, if they feel that the company is very suspicious and might be taking the undue advantage of Leo, then they have to take serious steps. However, in any of the above-mentioned scenarios, the support staffs must go and keep an eye up to the packages that Leo delivers. They must appoint some secret spies that will help them to track the places and the people to whom Leo is delivering these packages. It can happen that the group of people are aware of the physical condition of Leo and are utilizing his physical disabilities for their own benefits. They have to somehow track the contents of those packages. If it is found that those boxes contain some drugs or other illegal weapons then they must immediately stop Leo from going out to the pub. They have to make sure that they are accompanying Leo to the pub and asking to introduce you to his group of friends. This will not hurt his self-esteem as he will feel that his support staffs are his friends and are caring towards him. Then they must ask those people to carry on all the business transactions with Leo in their presence. They must also see what is stored in the box. If they suspect or find out something evil then they must immediately consult the police or must seek help from some local people. Even if those boxes contain some good things then they must consider the fact that Leo is not normal and has symptoms like dementia, restlessness, staying self-immersed he might lose track in between and might lose the way or even get cheated by the customers. So, the support staff must accompany Leo so that he is doing his work properly and is not suffering from any insults or trauma. This can happen that in the course of the work, Leo might suffer from anxiety and depression. So, it is better than if he is doing this work under the guidance of his support staff.
Mrs. B is really in a very critical condition. She is old and is also injured by the fall that she has suffered. So, it is not really possible for her to take care o her own needs. She is 85 years old and wants to spend the rest of her home with her close ones. She does not really like the idea of going to a hospital. Her daughter and her doctors must take care of the emotions and the sentiments of Mrs. B and must not forcefully make her stay at the nursing home. It is not a good idea to leave her at the nursing home. So, her daughter might arrange for a caregiver and a nurse at Mrs. B's house. This will help Mrs. B to stay in her own place and she will have this assurance that she is not being sent to any distant strange places. The caregiver must be given proper support by the doctors and by the nurse. It is the duty of the family members of Mrs. B to make sure that they are able to supervise the nurse and the caregiver properly. Just leaving Mrs. in the hands of a caregiver and a nurse is not sufficient. Mrs. B's daughter must realize that her mother is at her old age and she is in desperate need of care and love of her family. So, the daughter must somehow make it possible to pay a visit to the place where Mrs. B is kept. The daughter must regularly keep a follow-up and a check on the activities of the caregiver and the nurse. She might hire a nutritionist and an occupational therapist as well. This will help in making the recovery process of Mrs. B faster and easier. The nutritionist will take care of the diet and will prescribe that what is healthy for her. The occupational therapist will help Mrs. B to deal with the mental problems like confusions. However, it is still prudent if the daughter can stay with Mrs. for some days till she gets recovered. Even if it is not possible for her to stay with her mother as her house is about 50miles away then she must contact with some family members and ask them to stay with Mrs. B for some days. The family members must make sure that they have a hidden camera or a CCTV installed in the house where Mrs.B will be staying. Even if the daughter or any of the family members are not being able to stay with Mrs. B, then they must keep a housemaid who will be very trustworthy and will be able to keep an eye upon Mrs.B and also upon the nurse and the caregiver who will be appointed. It is also required to keep an eye on the activities of all the help like the caregiver, the housemaid, the nurse. The local police must also be informed to keep an eye so that the local thief cannot steal into the house. As Mrs. B is very old and unable to walk, people might feel that it is a golden opportunity to do a robbery. In order to stop these things, all the safety measures had to be taken.
Susi is an adult and has the rights to take her own decisions. However, the life that she is leading is not really safe for her. So, it is for this reason that her close friends or her trusted contacts must try to talk to her and give her some solutions to lead a healthy life. Susi has some learning disabilities and has also been exposed to some unhealthy family conditions where she had been sexually tortured by the adult male members of her own family. She has also had a very disturbed married life. She is separated from her family, her husband and her children as well. She has some very good statelier to cope up with situations and is good at verbal communication. She is close to her support service and so it is her duty to make Susi realize that she must not lead such an unprotected life. Susi sends pictures to strangers' online and feels that she is independent in taking decisions on her own. However, her service support must tell her that this very unsafe and she must stop doing it. This might lead her to great dangers as there can be hackers online who will use her pictures for illegal things. The service support must try and contact with the family members of Susi who live in a close proximity. They might be able to help Susi lead a happy life. Susi has good coping up strategies and good verbal skills so she might take up some hone tuitions where she will be teaching children. This will help her to work on her learning disabilities and will also help her to divert her mind from the online activities. She might also take help from any psychiatrist who will make her attend some counseling sessions and she will be able to become sober. Her support service might encourage her to socialize and mix with some positive companies like a company of good people. She might also go for meditation classes where she will be able to find peace of mind and she will be able to lead a sober life. As she has already been sending her pictures to people online she must immediately seek help from police or from some cyber cell specialists who will be helping her to take some preventive measures. As she has some selective learning disabilities, she must take any close friend or any trustworthy individual with her who would help her deal with the monetary matters or with other works where she needs to maintain accounts. The best option is to invite her family and reestablishes contacts with her children. This will help her in interacting with people socially and will be able to lead a normal life.
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