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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 2

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 2

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 2

School of Healthcare and Psychology

This course is an overview of safeguarding vulnerable adults.

All adults have the right to be safe and to live a life free from abuse.

All persons are entitled to this right, regardless of circumstances.

This course aims to improve your knowledge and understanding surrounding the topic of safeguarding adults.

Key Words: Safeguarding, vulnerable adults, abuse, safety


Course Code: HCP2L4322

Certified: YES

Level: 2

Credits: 2


Time: 80 Minutes

Expiry: 1 YEAR

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Describe how to reduce the risk of abuse.
  • LO 2. Recall the Mental Capacity Act.
  • LO 3. Describe the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • LO 4. Describe GDC, CQC, and GMC Standards.
  • LO 5. Discuss multi-agency working.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 6. Identify your roles and responsibilities.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 7. Apply the “making safeguarding personal” approach.
  • LO 8. Decide when to use restraint.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • Topics in Safeguarding
  • Policies, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • GDC, CQC, and GMC Standards

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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