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Safeguarding Adults (Level 2)
The course will help you learn about local authority duties and about outcomes-focused, person-centred safeguarding practice. The course will also to help you make appropriate decisions concerning the sharing of information when acting to investigate and / or prevent significant harm occurring to adults at risk. You will also learn about making safeguarding enquiries. This course complies with Level 1 Social Care and Levels 1 & 2 Healthcare.
This course is intended for the following groups of people who have a duty of care for adults:
About this course
This Safeguarding Adults course contains three modules:
The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and refresher guides.
In this course you will:
Here are a few topics covered in this course:
Must a local authority follow up concerns?; What is meant by adult safeguarding?; Who is primarily responsible for safeguarding?; What are the wew safeguarding duties?; Duties for local authority staff; The six principles of safeguarding; Person-centred approach; Making Safeguarding Personal; Decision tree; Local Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs); Designated Adult Safeguarding Manager; Information sharing; Preventing abuse and neglect; Implications for the NHS; Who is responsible for leading investigations?; Working in partnership; Care providers; Information Governance Review Panel; The law in relation to sharing information; The importance of sharing information to prevent abuse and neglect; Sharing without consent; Should consent be obtained every time?; How can consent be given?; Do you need to ask for consent again?; What to do if a person does not want to share information; What to share with family and friends; The seven golden rules for information sharing; Who is responsible for reporting?; What is an enquiry?; The purpose of an enquiry; Consent to proceed; What an enquiry should take into account; Interventions; Is a conversation sufficient?; What happens after an enquiry?; Taking action; Safeguarding plans