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Adult Safeguarding - Level 1

Overview

This CPD-certified, level-1 e-learning course is suitable for anyone who comes into contact with adults at risk in their work or voluntary activity, and provides learners with a thorough understanding of how to recognise adult abuse, the forms of abuse, acting on concerns, and reporting abuse.

The course includes optional voiceover recorded by a professional actor and culminates with an assessment. It is specifically designed to give learners a better understanding of abuse that vulnerable adults can be subjected to, tips on how to spot the signs and what to do if abuse is taking place.

Law & Legislation

This course covers key points from:

  • The Care Act 2014, which was introduced in April 2015

Course Content

  • Introduction - Introducing the definition of an adult at risk, abuse, and patterns and categories of abuse as well as who might be likely to abuse and where it might take place.
  • Types of Abuse - Exploring the different categories of abuse as defined in UK legislation.
  • Responding to Disclosures - Why disclosures are so important and how to deal with them.