Safeguarding for adults

Safeguarding is the act of protecting individuals from harm, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It is a crucial concept in the healthcare, social care, and other sectors that work with vulnerable individuals.

An introduction

This course aims to provide you with an understanding of the different types of harm that adults may be at risk of, and how to identify and report potential cases of abuse or neglect. You will also learn about your professional and legal responsibilities in relation to safeguarding, and how to support individuals to stay safe and maintain their dignity.

Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to practice applying what you have learned through interactive activities and quizzes.

We hope that by the end of this course, you will feel confident in your ability to safeguard adults and make a positive difference in their lives.

Modules

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the definition of safeguarding and the types of harm that adults may be at risk of, including physical, sexual, emotional, financial, and institutional abuse, and neglect.

  2. Know your professional and legal responsibilities in relation to safeguarding adults, including relevant legislation and guidelines.

  3. Be able to identify the signs and indicators of abuse or neglect, and understand how to respond appropriately.

  4. Know how to report potential cases of abuse or neglect, including who to inform and the necessary procedures.

  5. Understand how to support individuals to stay safe and maintain their dignity, and how to work with other agencies and professionals to safeguard adults.

  6. Be able to apply your knowledge and skills in safeguarding adults through interactive activities and quizzes.

  7. Feel confident in your ability to safeguard adults and make a positive difference in their lives.

Course Details

All employees and managers

Duration – 50 mins

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