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Overview

The Safeguarding Coordinator will help you identify and help individuals who are at risk of abuse or neglect. If you work in the welfare, care-homes, hospital, or community services, you may meet many vulnerable adults who are being targeted for exploitation or simply ignored.    

This essential program will teach you on all the responsibilities you have when investigating an adult’s well-being, and how to progress with the authorities. You’ll learn about the UK laws in place to protect potential adult victims, such as the Care Act of 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act.   

By taking this course, you’ll gain the confidence and knowledge to tackle abuse cases and feel empowered to assist those individuals that need help. This will be a relevant and useful skillset to own in healthcare, welfare, or educational sectors.

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

  • Text/Video lessons
  • Online study materials

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 the UK and internationally-recognised certificate 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.

Who is This course for?

This Safeguarding Coordinator course is suitable for anyone interested in working in this sector or who simply wants to learn more about the topic. If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field then Safeguarding Coordinator course is for you.

Requirements

The Safeguarding Coordinator course 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
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Safeguarding Coordinator 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Safeguarding Coordinator 00:20:00
  • £425.00 £25.00 ex Vat
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units47
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 1 day, 2 hours

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