Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
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Learn how to protect the rights and welfare of children and vulnerable adults under your care with the Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults course. This course provides fundamental training to help learners understand their legal requirements.
This safeguarding certificate is ideal for those in teaching and childcare or those in social care roles who are required to work with vulnerable adults and children. You will learn how to identify signs of abuse or neglect, report your concerns, and what to do when an abused individual discloses personal information.
Throughout this safeguarding training, you will explore fundamental safeguarding policies and procedures and will gain a solid understanding of the legislative framework surrounding the safeguarding of ulnerable adults and children.
- Gain a solid understanding of the main principles and policies of safeguarding
- Understand your legal responsibilities when working with children and vulnerable adults
- Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to protect the rights of children & adults under your care
- Be able to identify cases of abuse and learn how to report & respond appropriately to such cases
- Learn about the different types of abuse and neglect, and how to record your concerns
- Understand what to do when a child discloses information regarding abuse or neglect
- Learn about the Care Act 2015 and the Children Act 2004 to ensure compliance with the law
- Get an introduction to the legislative framework surrounding safeguarding children and adults
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion you will qualify for a UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Module 01: Introduction||00:45:00|
|Module 02: Safeguarding structure and guidance||01:00:00|
|Module 03: Your Responsibilities||00:42:00|
|Module 04: Recognising And Responding To Abuse||01:18:00|
|Module 05: Responses Under The Safeguarding Structure||01:18:00|
|Module 06: Working Together And Sharing Information||00:27:00|
|Module 07: Recording information||00:57:00|
|**Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults**|
|Introduction to Safeguarding||00:30:00|
|Mental Capacity Act 2005||00:30:00|
|Other Key Legislations||00:30:00|
|Responding to Safeguarding Alerts||00:30:00|
|Protocol of Information Sharing||00:30:00|
|Psychology of Older Age|
|What is ‘Developmental Psychology’?||00:06:00|
|What is ‘Gerontology’?||00:09:00|
|What we consider as ‘old age’||00:09:00|
|What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens||00:09:00|
|Common stereotypes of older people||00:08:00|
|How stereotyping affects older people||00:08:00|
|Life stages and Theories||00:11:00|
|What do we look forward to in our older age?||00:06:00|
|Mental Capacity Act (MCA)|
|Introduction to MCA||00:15:00|
|Statutory Principles & Their Applications||00:15:00|
|Module 3: How to Help People to Make Their Own Decisions||00:20:00|
|Module 4: How to Assess Mental Capacity||00:30:00|
|Module 5: What ‘Best Interests’ Mean?||00:45:00|
|Protection for the People Providing Treatment or Care||01:00:00|
|Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)||01:00:00|
|Module 8: Role of the Court of Protection and Court-appointed Deputies||01:00:00|
|Advance decisions to Refuse Treatment||01:00:00|
|The New Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service||01:00:00|
|Mental Health and Old Age|
|Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia||00:09:00|
|Chronic illness and Disabilities||00:08:00|
|Substance abuse (addictions)||00:06:00|
|Improving Health and Wellbeing|
|The effects of exercising||00:09:00|
|Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age?||00:09:00|
|What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’?||00:08:00|
|Caring for older people||00:06:00|
|Awareness and Misunderstanding||00:30:00|
|Symptoms of Dementia||01:00:00|
|Prevention and Treatment||01:00:00|
|The Impact Of Stigma||01:00:00|
|Caring for Dementia Victims||02:00:00|
|Home Adaptations for People with Dementia||01:00:00|
|Mock Exam – Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults||00:20:00|
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