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Safeguarding Adults (Level 1)
The course will give you the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond to concerns, disclosures and allegations of abuse and substandard practice. The course will also enable you to learn about prevention and proportionate interventions, and the dangers of risk adverse practice and the importance of upholding human rights. This course complies with Level 1 Social Care and Levels 1 & 2 Healthcare.
This course is intended for everyone who works with or has contact with adults at risk of abuse and / or neglect.
This includes the following groups of people who have a duty of care for adults:
About this course
This Safeguarding Adults course contains five modules:
The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and refresher guides.
This course will enable you to:
Here are some of the topics covered in this course:
Is there a legal duty to safeguard adults?; The Care Act - legal duties; What is ‘Safeguarding’?; Advocating safety measures; Aims of adult safeguarding; What approach should be taken?; Six principles that underpin safeguarding work; Person-centred responses; Safeguarding outcomes; Making Safeguarding Personal; Who are we safeguarding?; How does it feel to be abused?; Intent; What is abuse?; Where does abuse occur?; Who is particularly at risk?; Why do people abuse others?; The five types of abuser; Predisposing risk factors; Do people always know that they are being abused?; Patterns of abuse; Physical Abuse; Misuse of medication; Sexual abuse; Signs of sexual abuse; Psychological (emotional) abuse; Signs of emotional abuse; Financial or material abuse; Managing a person’s benefits; Domestic violence; Modern slavery; Discriminatory abuse; Organisational abuse; Where does organisational abuse take place?; Neglect and acts of omission; Self-neglect; Keeping good records; Is it ok to ask questions?; It is not your role to investigate; Can you promise confidentiality?; Appropriate and inappropriate responses; Assessing seriousness; What tro do in an emergency; Can you determine abuse?; Is consent required?; Referring to Adult Social Care; Making enquiries; Whisteblowing