Care Certificate Standard 10 - Safeguarding Adults

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    Care Certificate Standard 10 - Safeguarding Adults | Online Training Course| CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    2 hours

    CPD Hours

    2 hours


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    Who is the course for?

    This online Care Certificate Standard 10 course is designed for healthcare support workers, adult social care workers, and non-clinical staff directly involved with patients or service users in settings such as NHS facilities, residential homes, nursing homes, and community care environments. It is crucial for new staff undergoing induction and equally important for existing staff who need to update or reaffirm their safeguarding knowledge.

    Course content

    This Care Certificate Standard 10 online course is divided into the following sections:


    • Overview of safeguarding in the context of adult care.

    Relevant legislation and regulations

    • Key legal frameworks that govern safeguarding adults.

    Safeguarding principles

    • Fundamental principles underpinning safeguarding practices.

    Understanding harm, abuse, and neglect

    • Definitions, indicators, and understanding of abuse and neglect.

    Reporting safeguarding concerns 

    • Procedures for reporting and responding to safeguarding concerns.

    Individual and organisational responsibilities

    • Clarification of responsibilities within the workplace.

    End-of-course assessment

    •  A test to validate knowledge and understanding of course content.

    Course aims

    The Care Certificate Standard 10 eLearning course aims to:

    • Enhance awareness of safeguarding responsibilities.

    • Provide an understanding of the Care Act and principles of safeguarding adults.

    Learning objectives

    This Care Certificate Standard 10 e-learning course will:

    • Outline relevant legislation

      • List and explain key legislation, local and national policies, and procedures for safeguarding adults.

    • Recognise abuse

      • Teach how to recognise various forms of abuse and neglect, including their patterns, types, and potential indicators.

    • Collaboration and communication

      • Discuss the importance of effective collaboration and communication with other services, focusing on responsibly sharing information with the appropriate agencies.

    • Define abuse and neglect

      • Provide clear definitions and understanding of abuse and neglect, equipping learners with the knowledge to appropriately identify and respond to these issues.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this Care Certificate Standard 10 online training course, the learner will be able to:

    • Understand Safeguarding Principles

      • Learners will clearly understand the foundational principles of safeguarding adults within health and social care settings.

    • Identify risks and vulnerabilities

      • Identify risk factors and vulnerabilities that could lead to abuse and neglect, enhancing their ability to protect individuals in their care.

    • Effective response to concerns

      • Demonstrate the ability to respond effectively to concerns, allegations, and disclosures, ensuring appropriate actions are taken to safeguard adults.

    • Record keeping

      • Understand the importance of maintaining accurate and detailed records concerning safeguarding incidents to ensure transparency and accountability.

    • Disclosure response

      • Describe the correct procedures for responding to disclosures and reporting concerns per legal and organisational guidelines.

    Accreditation and Certification

    This online Care Certificate training course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. It complies with the requirements of Skills for Care and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), meeting legislative and regulatory standards for health and social care settings. Successful completion grants a CPD certificate, confirming adherence to these high standards for the theory element of this standard.

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    Why is the course important?

    Safeguarding adults is a critical component of healthcare and social care provision, requiring personnel to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to prevent and respond to incidents of abuse and neglect. This course ensures that all staff understand their roles in safeguarding, promoting a safe environment for vulnerable adults, and adhering to legal and ethical standards.

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