Safeguarding adults training
Do you require Safeguarding Adults training?
Our Safeguarding courses have been created because, first and foremost, each and every one of us has basic human rights.
Chief among these is the right to be healthy, happy and treated well, regardless of race, age, gender or location.
When these rights are abused in some way it’s wrong, and it is therefore vital that guidelines, policies and procedures are followed to enable everyone, without exception to live a life in which these basic values and rights are maintained and upheld.
Is this the right safeguarding adults course for me?
This safeguarding adults training 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.
Our Safeguarding adults training course is one of a range of online safeguarding courses that we offer.
Safeguarding Adults Training: what is covered?
During this safeguarding adults training 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.
Modules included in the course
Module 1 Introduction and Definitions
Module 2 Types of Abuse and the Rights of Vulnerable Adults
Module 3 Recognising the Signs of Abuse
Module 4 What to Do if you Suspect Abuse
Module 5 Safeguarding Legislation
How long will it take to complete this course and how will I be assessed?
This 100% online safeguarding adults training can be completed anywhere.
All you need is an internet-enabled device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone) and an internet connection.
Most students complete this course in just 80 minutes.
At the end of each module, students face a multiple choice test.
You must score at least 70% in all four multiple choice tests in order to pass the course and receive your certificate of achievement.
Which bodies recognise this course?
The Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service approves this safeguarding adults training, meaning it is suitable to be used as evidence of your ongoing professional development in any review or appraisal process.
The CPD’s approval also reflects the quality and detail of this course.
Course: Safeguarding Adults Training
Accreditations and approvals: CPD
Course time: 80 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test
Pass mark: 70% in each module
Cost: £35 + VAT
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