Every human has a right to feel safe, secure and lives without fear of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Abuse commonly occurs when a vulnerable adult is harmed, neglected or injured by another person who holds a position of trust. And safeguarding vulnerable adults includes reducing or preventing the risk of significant impairment from neglect or abuse, while also supporting people to have control over their own lives.
By taking this Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 course, you’ll understand why safeguarding vulnerable adults are crucial especially in health and social care. You’ll learn some best approaches to safeguard vulnerable adults from abuse or neglect and ensure people are supported to get much access to health care and stay in good health. You’ll also explore what precautions to implement so that, vulnerable people not treated carelessly.
Whether you are looking for an absolute career change or want to add more skills to your CV, then this course will provide you with everything you need to succeed.
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 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.
The Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 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.
|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 Vulnerable Adults Level 3||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3||00:20:00|
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