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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 4

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 4

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 4

School of Healthcare and Psychology

Safeguarding is important in every organization as it helps to protect vulnerable individuals.

Safeguarding 4 course covers skills and information that are essential to maintain a good safeguarding practice, to embed safeguarding in your organization in the right way, and to manage safeguarding concerns.

This course will help you to gain new information to add to your existing safeguarding knowledge and to develop your practical skills in safeguarding.

The course’s main focus will be on policies and legislation and improving safeguarding in your organization, it will also cover safeguarding staff roles and managing safeguarding concerns.

Key Words: Safeguarding, adults, vulnerable adults

Pre-Requisites: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 1-3


Course Code: HCP4L4324

Certified: YES

Level: 4

Credits: 4


Time: 4 Hours

Expiry: 2 YEARS

Learning Outcomes

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

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Review of Safeguarding Adults legislation.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 2. Identify the role of the Safeguarding Adults Lead and Safeguarding Adults Board.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 3. Managing safeguarding concerns
  • LO 4. Embedding safeguarding in your organisation

Curriculum Outline

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

  • Understanding Safeguarding legislation (25%)
  • Knowing your role as Safeguarding staff (25%)
  • Improving Safeguarding in your organisation (50%)

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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