Safeguarding Adults and Children

Course Cost: 25
Course duration: 2 Hours

This short Safeguarding Adult and Children, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to safeguarding, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.

A useful introduction before progressing to our Level 2 Dignity and Safeguarding and Level 2 Safeguarding and Prevent Distance Learning Courses.

Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

After successfully completing the Safeguarding Adults and Children course, you will receive a certificate of participation in this subject area which can boost career prospects and opportunities in a variety of fields.

Understanding the principles of safeguarding adults

This section covers the main types of abuse and harm an individual is potentially at risk of experiencing, as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward with details of a case of abuse.

Reducing the likelihood of abuse

This section covers expected levels of dignity and rights within a care environment alongside examining the importance of individualised care, the various safeguarding policies in place and managing potential risks.

Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse

This section explores and details what course of action to take if abuse of an adult is suspected, as well as local whistleblowing policy procedures.

Protecting people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally

This section covers possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged abuse, as well as legislation in place currently which relates to the sharing of information.

Safeguarding children

This section explores what procedures to follow, based on profession, if a child or young person be suspected of experiencing abuse.