Safeguarding Adults at Risk | Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).
Safeguarding vulnerable adults at risk is about:
- Protecting vulnerable adults or children from abuse or neglect,
- Making sure people are supported to get proper access to health care and stay well,
- Understanding that it is wrong if professionals do not treat vulnerable people with the same respect as other patients,
- Making sure that people are supported to have full and happy lives,
- Making sure that people get safe and empowering care and
- Making sure that people get the support they need to make the most of their lives and reach their full equal rights.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This Safeguarding Adults at Risk – level 1 e-learning course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:
- NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff,
- Locum doctors and nurses,
- Locum allied health professionals (AHPs),
- Agency nurses,
- Agency workers,
- Healthcare Assistants (HCAs),
- Support workers,
- Care assistants, and
- Community services.
What is covered in this course?
This online Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 1 training course covers the following:
- An introduction to the fundamental principles of safeguarding vulnerable adults,
- Why safeguarding vulnerable adults is important,
- An awareness of the relevant legislation about safeguarding vulnerable adults,
- An understanding of who is a vulnerable adult,
- Why safeguarding vulnerable adults is everybody’s responsibility,
- Why we need to promote dignity, rights and respect when delivering health care services to adults,
- Impact of the healthcare environment on dignity and rights,
- What we can do to help vulnerable people to keep themselves safe,
- What we can do to support vulnerable people to exercise choice and control,
- Definition of abuse (about the protection of vulnerable adults),
- An awareness of the main categories of abuse,
- Understanding who is at risk of abuse,
- An awareness that abuse can occur anywhere,
- An understanding of who can commit abuse,
- Why it is essential to be able to identify the signs of abuse,
- Understanding why abuse happens,
- Knowing what to do if you become aware of the abuse,
- Knowing things to avoid regarding abuse,
- Knowing what to record, how report and share information about abuse,
- Understanding what happens after a safeguarding referral,
- Understanding that we must report wrongdoing under ‘whistleblowing’,
- Understanding our responsibilities regarding abuse, and
- Where to find useful resources and information about safeguarding vulnerable adults.