Safeguarding Adult: Online Training
Our Safeguarding adults online training course is designed for any staff in who work with vulnerable adults and will raise awareness of the importance of Safeguarding Vulnerable People.
Safeguarding adults training is an educational program that aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect vulnerable adults from harm and abuse.
Staff completing this course will be in a better position to implement their company adult protection policy and the procedures they should follow.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
- 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
- Translates into over 100 different languages
- Instant certificate downloaded
Who is it for?
This training is suitable to all staff working within Health and Social Care.
- Care workers, care assistants and PA’s
- Registered nurses
- Social care workers
- Housing workers
- Family members
When will I get access?
Once purchased you will be sent your login details within 24 hours.
How long will it take to complete?
This course will take roughly an hour to complete, however you can as take little or as much time as you wish.
Highlights of what you will learn in Safeguarding Adult Training?
- Definition of Safeguarding
- Understanding what makes an adult vulnerable and open to abuse.
- Different types of abuse
- Recognising the signs of abuse
- Symptoms relating to abuse
- Dealing effectively with abuse
- Reporting and record keeping
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Course Outline
1. Definition of Safeguarding:
- Understanding the concept of safeguarding and its importance in protecting vulnerable adults from harm.
- Exploring the legal and ethical responsibilities related to safeguarding adult individuals.
- Identifying the key principles and values that underpin effective safeguarding practices.
2. Understanding What Makes an Adult Vulnerable and Open to Abuse:
- Identifying the factors that contribute to an adult’s vulnerability, such as age, physical or mental health conditions, disability, or social isolation.
- Recognizing the impact of power imbalances, dependency, and unequal relationships on adult vulnerability.
- Exploring how societal attitudes, stereotypes, and prejudices can increase the risk of abuse for certain individuals.
3. Different Types of Abuse:
- Examining various forms of abuse that can affect vulnerable adults, including physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and neglect.
- Understanding the characteristics, indicators, and consequences associated with each type of abuse.
- Exploring real-life case studies to deepen understanding and recognition of different abuse scenarios.
4. Recognising the Signs of Abuse:
- Learning how to identify potential signs and symptoms of abuse in vulnerable adults, both visible and subtle.
- Understanding the physical, behavioral, and emotional indicators that may suggest abuse is occurring.
- Developing skills to effectively communicate and engage with individuals who may be experiencing abuse, while maintaining their trust and dignity.
5. Symptoms Relating to Abuse:
- Exploring the potential physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms that individuals may exhibit as a result of abuse.
- Understanding the potential long-term effects of abuse on the well-being and mental health of vulnerable adults.
- Discussing strategies for providing support and assistance to individuals who have experienced abuse and promoting their recovery.
6. Dealing Effectively with Abuse:
- Developing practical skills and strategies for responding to disclosures or suspicions of abuse in a sensitive and appropriate manner.
- Understanding the importance of immediate actions to ensure the safety of the individual and prevent further harm.
- Exploring best practices for supporting victims, including accessing appropriate services and coordinating multi-agency responses.
- Familiarising participants with relevant legislation, policies, and guidelines related to safeguarding adults, such as local safeguarding procedures and national laws.
- Understanding the legal frameworks and statutory duties that inform safeguarding practices.
- Exploring the roles and responsibilities of different agencies and professionals involved in safeguarding processes.
8. Reporting and Record Keeping:
- Learning about the importance of accurate and timely reporting of safeguarding concerns, including the necessary information and documentation required.
- Understanding the roles of different reporting channels, such as line managers, designated safeguarding officers, or local authorities.
- Exploring the principles of effective record keeping, confidentiality, and information sharing within the legal and ethical frameworks of safeguarding.
Expected Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adult online training, attendees will have:
- A clear understanding of the definition and importance of safeguarding.
- Increased awareness of factors that make adults vulnerable to abuse.
- Knowledge of different types of abuse and their indicators.
- Improved ability to recognize signs of abuse in vulnerable adults.
- Familiarity with symptoms related to abuse and their potential impact.
- Enhanced skills in effectively dealing with and responding to abuse situations.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation and its implications for safeguarding practices.
- Proficiency in reporting safeguarding concerns and maintaining accurate records.
How are your courses assessed?
Once you have completed all of the knowledge sections of the course you will be presented with a multiple choice test.
The answers are marked instantly so will know immediately if you have passed or not.
If you don’t pass don’t worry, you will be able to re-take the test again at no extra charge.
When will I get my certificate?
Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.
As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.