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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 3

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 3

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 3

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: HCP3L4323

Certified: YES

Level: 3

Credits: 3


Time: 1 Hour

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 working with others.
  • LO 2. Recall what is domestic violence and abuse.
  • LO 3. Describe adult safeguarding inquiry.
  • LO 4. Identify key roles.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 5. Apply capacity assessment.
  • LO 6. Identify what to consider in identifying abuse.
  • LO 7. Distinguish between methods of human trafficking.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 8. Recall practical steps for healthcare workers.
  • LO 9. Decide how to respond to a safeguarding concern.

Curriculum Outline

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

  • Topics in Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding Concerns
  • Adult Safeguarding Procedures

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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