Safeguarding of Adults Lite2020-10-23T09:07:56+01:00

Project Description

Safeguarding of Adults Lite

Course List

Safeguarding of Adults Lite

Course List

Level 2

This course is CPD certified.

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Course Aims

This is a lighter mandatory training course for health and social care staff that carry out responsibilities at level 2 standard of working practices.

It is for staff working  in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.

Health and social care workers have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that the individuals they support are as safe and cared for as they can be, and this course is suitable for staff working throughout the UK, incorporating legislation, regulations and practice in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

Content of learning is designed to give the underpinning knowledge and requirements needed when working professionally with vulnerable adults in order to keep them safe. Safeguarding is a sensitive subject, but it is important that learners understand the types of abuse and what an individual may experience and know how to support them and help make bad experiences stop.

Safeguarding Adults Lite training comprises of 5 learning modules:

  • The 2 R’s of Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding Procedures
  • Signs and Symptoms of Abuse
  • Best Practice and Response
  • Reporting and Support

Course duration: up to approx. 1 hour, dependent on learner’s skills and abilities.


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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Understand the rules and regulations that govern safeguarding and protection of adults

  • Understand policies and local procedures to support the safeguarding and protection of adults

  • Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse

  • Follow best practice and respond correctly to suspected or alleged abuse

  • Recognise and report unsafe practices, and understand the support available to you

Course Syllabus Includes

  • Legislation and Regulations

  • Mental Capacity

  • Human Rights

  • Definitions of Abuse

  • The Principles of Safeguarding

  • Aims of Safeguarding

  • Staff Vetting

  • Policies and Procedures

  • Types of Abuse

  • Signs and indicators of abuse

  • Best Practice

  • Responding to Abuse

  • Person Centred Approaches

  • Recognising Abuse

  • Disclosure

  • Emergency Situations

  • Investigation

  • Reporting Abuse

  • Recording

  • Whistleblowing

  • Restrictive Practice

  • Failures in Care

  • De-Brief Meetings

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How can I purchase courses?2019-09-26T15:09:02+01:00

If you are an organisation then simply get in touch and we can set you up with an account very quickly. Simply fill out the form below or call us on 020 3397 9734.

Are online courses accredited?2019-06-19T14:35:26+01:00

Yes, they are. Courses are CPD Certified and our Care Certificate is one of the first to be endorsed by Skills for Care.

How much do courses cost?2019-06-19T14:40:15+01:00

This will depend on which model you choose, our unlimited access subscription model starts from 47p per person per month. The Pay As You Go option starts from 99p per course depending on how many course credits you buy. Both options offer extremely good value for money. Not only that, we promise to beat any like for like quote from any other UK eLearning provider. Call now on 020 3397 9734.

How are courses going to be delivered?2019-06-19T14:40:04+01:00

Courses are delivered online and work on any internet enabled device. As long as you have access to an internet connection you can complete courses when and where you like 24 hours a day.

Are courses certified?2019-06-19T14:40:29+01:00

Courses are fully certified. Once a learner successfully completes a course you are able to download the completion certificate FREE of charge.

How long do courses take to complete?2019-06-19T14:40:23+01:00

Some of our shorter courses will typically take between 30 minutes and an hour to complete. Some of the bigger ones will take longer and depends largely on each individual’s learning speed.