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Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

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Overview

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.

Highlights  of The Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

  • 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

Course design

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.

While 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.

Course Curriculum

**Safeguarding Children**
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**
Safeguarding Adults
Introduction to Safeguarding 00:30:00
Abuse 00:45:00
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
Investigation 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
Memory-related issues 00:12:00
Learning disabilities 00:08:00
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
Dementia Care
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

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