Safeguarding Adults and Children

CPD (Continued Professional Development)

Overview

Section 1: Understanding the Principles of safeguarding adults

Cover the main types of abuse and harm an individual may be at risk of experiencing, as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward about a case of abuse.

Section 2: Reducing the Likelihood of abuse

Learn the expected levels of dignity and rights within a caring environment and examine the importance of individualised care, the various safeguarding policies in place and managing potential risks.

Section 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse

Look at what course of action to take if abuse of an adult is suspected, as well as local whistleblowing policy procedures.

Section 4: Protecting people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally

Discover the possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged case of abuse, as well as legislation in place currently which relates to the sharing of information.

Section 5: Safeguarding Children

Explore what procedures to follow if a child or young person is suspected of experiencing abuse.

Benefit
  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Official CPD-certified course
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Price

FREE

Course Type / Level

CPD

Category

CPD (Continued Professional Development)

Who is this for?

Distance Learning is suitable for those who wish to study at their own pace, at a pace that suits them. These courses are designed to be part of you Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Entry Requirements

Age 19+
EU/UK resident for the last three years

Dates and Duration

Start Date: To Be Advised
Time: At a time to suit you
Day: Work at a day to suit you - Distance Learning only
Duration: 4 Weeks

Location

Online

Progression Route

Accredited Distance Learning courses 

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