The Safeguarding Adults Online Training Course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. This includes, but isn’t limited to, those that work in domiciliary care, the NHS, community centres, prisons or with a family member at home, and sets out the roles and responsibilities everyone must undertake to protect an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate and proportional measures necessary for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered to have control over how they want to live their lives and this course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.
This means that whatever the circumstance, you and the organisation you work for must take appropriate and proportional measures necessary for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered to have control over how they want to live their lives.
During this course you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to adults in need of care and support, the types of abuse suffered and key safeguarding legislation put in place to minimise the abuse of adults with care and support needs. By the end of this course, you will have learned a better understanding of safeguarding principles and be able to apply them to your role.
This includes being able to define the key terminology in relation to safeguarding; identify the principle laws that relate to safeguarding and why they have been put in place to minimise abuse; recognise and respond to the ten types of abuse suffered by vulnerable adults; identify and report concerns of abuse or neglect; describe your role, responsibilities and boundaries; ensure people are supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and give informed consent, and finally manage the environment to minimise the risk of abuse.
On successful completion of the course you will obtain a certificate. Your certificate will be available for download as soon as you pass your course.
The Safeguarding Adults course is accredited by the CPD certification service.
What you will learn on this course?
- Introduction to Safeguarding Adults
- Types of Abuse and the rights of vulnerable adults
- How to Recognise the Signs of Abuse
- What to do if you suspect an adult is being abused
- Safeguarding Legislation
Who should attend this course?
- Anyone working with, or in charge of the care of vulnerable adults.
- Anyone supporting vulnerable adults in the community or at home
What are the purposes of this course?
- Develop knowledge and understanding to safeguard adults against abuse.
- Recognise the signs that a vulnerable adult may be being abused and take the appropriate actions.
How long is this course?
This course has an approximate duration of 1.5 -2.5 hours depending on your review system and thinking time to answer the questions. The amount of video content shown is approx. 75 mins.
What type of assessment does this course use?
The course’s assessment method is multiple choice questions. You are able to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will have 3 chances per module. All modules must have a 70% score to achieve a pass.
What are the recommended System Requirements?
- Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
- Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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