Safeguarding Adults Course

This is a mandatory training course for health and social care workers that work in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.

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Course Description

This is a mandatory Safeguarding Adults Course for health and social care workers that work in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.

Health and social care workers have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that the individuals they support are as safe and cared for as they can be, and this Safeguarding Adults Course is suitable for staff working throughout the UK, incorporating legislation, regulations and practice in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Content of learning is designed to give the underpinning knowledge and requirements needed when working professionally with vulnerable adults in order to keep them safe.

Study Safeguarding Adults Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Safeguarding Adults Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Legislation and Regulations that govern safeguarding and protection of adults throughout the UK.
  • Policies and Local procedures to support the safeguarding and protection of adults.
  • How to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse.
  • Understand how to reduce the likelihood of abuse.
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse.
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices.
  • Understand Failures in care and how this affects safety standards.
  • Understand how to get support when dealing with suspected or actual abuse.

Course Syllabus

  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Mental Capacity
  • Aims of Safeguarding
  • Staff Vetting
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Multi-Agency Policies
  • Types of Abuse
  • Signs and Indicators of Abuse
  • Vulnerability
  • Effects of Abuse
  • Positive Enablement
  • Active Participation
  • Promoting Choices and Rights
  • Responding to Safeguarding
  • Complaints
  • Disclosures
  • Reporting Safeguarding
  • Investigations
  • Reporting Unsafe Practice
  • Duty of Care
  • Whistleblowing
  • Restrictive Practice
  • Failures in Care
  • Support in Practice
  • Dealing with Safeguarding
  • De-Brief