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Understanding Safeguarding of Adults Course

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Safeguarding Adults – our Course will give you an understanding of the importance of safeguarding when working with vulnerable adults.

The course covers:

What is it? “It means protecting an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. The aims of adult safeguarding are to: prevent harm and reduce the risk of abuse or neglect to adults with care and support needs. stop abuse or neglect wherever possible.” You will find out about:

  • Who is responsible for safeguarding
  • Who is vulnerable
  • Type of Abuse
  • Signs of abuse
  • What to do if you suspect abuse
  • Principles of Mental Capacity act 2005

Once you have completed our free Understanding Adult Safeguarding e-learning course you will be assessed and if you pass you will be able to immediately download your certificate, at no charge. Get started on your journey in Health and Social Care and understand the principles to ensure Adults are kept safe from harm. This course forms part of Mandatory Training for Care.

We will also look at the following principles:

  • Know how to recognise types of abuse.
  • Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse.
  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse.
  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse.
  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices.
  • Understand principles for online safety.
  • Making the links between safeguarding and domestic violence.

Why should you do our eLearning course?

Firstly our e-learning course is completely free. Secondly, it will help your career in the Health and Social Care Sector. And Thirdly, if you want to gain knowledge, CPD certified skills but are on a budget – our high-quality courses are free. Also, it will help you meet the obligations of CQC in the Safe domain. It also covers the fundamental standard of CQC safeguarding from abuse. It also forms part of your mandatory training.

Get started with our free understanding Safeguarding of Adults Course

Get started on your journey in Health and Social Care and understand the principles to ensure Adults are kept safe from harm.

If you are unsure if you need to complete this course, get up to date on the CQC requirements for adult safe-guarding here

Today is the day to start on your learning adventure, expand your skills and knowledge and further your career.

Ensuring the safety and well-being of vulnerable adults is a critical responsibility for all care professionals. Our “Understanding Safeguarding of Adults” course is designed to provide you with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to protect those at risk from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. This course covers essential topics such as identifying signs of abuse, understanding legal frameworks, and implementing effective safeguarding policies. With real-world scenarios and expert guidance, you’ll learn how to take proactive steps to ensure the safety and dignity of those in your care, fostering a secure and supportive environment.

By enrolling in this course, you’ll join a dedicated community of professionals committed to enhancing their safeguarding practices. Our experienced instructors will lead you through in-depth modules that emphasize the importance of vigilance, empathy, and appropriate intervention. You’ll gain the confidence to handle sensitive situations with professionalism and care, ensuring that vulnerable adults receive the protection they deserve. Elevate your caregiving skills by mastering the principles of safeguarding and make a significant impact on the lives of those who depend on you for their safety and well-being.

Our course is set to run at your own pace. You will be studying on your own, when it is convenient for you, using the learning materials in this course. The learning content is organised into lessons and consists of a combination of the following:

  • text to read. Superscript numbers refer to references available
  • Downloadable resources
  • links to websites and downloadable information sheets/booklets that will help you to learn more about the topic being studied. These items are underlined and in italics throughout the course content.
  • videos.
  • quizzes.

You will find Key Points throughout the content. These are used to help you to consolidate essential facts and practice observations.

There are also Think and reflect boxes where you may be asked to make notes or answer any questions asked. You will not be assessed on what you enter. This is simply to aid your learning and improve your practice. We recommend that you keep a notepad and pen by your side as you work through the course and write your reflections and answers there.

You will also be required to take an assessed quiz after completing each learning unit.

Once you have completed this course, please do check out our other free training courses here

How does this course promote Care Act (2014) and Care Quality Commission (CQC) compliance?

The Care Act 20141 sets out statutory responsibility for the integration of care and support between health and local authorities. CQC require organisations to deliver care in a way that is safe, effective, caring and responsive. Organisations must also meet Care Act (2014) requirements and be Safe. This course will help you meet your obligations in the Safe Domain. It is directly linked to the KLOES: Safe: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5,

How long does this course take to complete?

This is a difficult question to answer as no two learners are the same. However our analytics show that on average a learner will take around 1 hour 15 minutes to complete this course.

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