Care Certificate Standard 11 - Safeguarding Children

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    Care Certificate Standard 11 - Safeguarding Children| 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 11 course is tailored for healthcare support workers, adult social care workers, and non-clinical staff directly involved with patients or service users across various settings such as NHS facilities, residential homes, nursing homes, and community care environments. It is designed for new staff undergoing induction and is also beneficial for existing staff needing to update or reaffirm their knowledge of safeguarding children.

    Course content

    This Care Certificate Standard 11 online course is divided into the following sections:


    • Foundations of safeguarding children.

    Key legislation and regulations

    • Overview of the legal framework governing child protection.

    Key definitions relating to safeguarding

    • Terms and concepts critical to understanding safeguarding.

    Understanding child abuse

    • Types and indicators of abuse.

    Categories of child abuse

    • Detailed exploration of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect.

    Individual and organisational responsibilities

    • Individual and organisational responsibilities include safeguarding children.

    End-of-course assessment

    • Evaluation to ensure comprehension and retention of key concepts.

    Course aims

    The Care Certificate Standard 11 eLearning course aims to:

    • Equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary for safeguarding children effectively.

    • Deepen understanding of the legislation and practices that protect children from abuse.

    • Educate on the signs of child maltreatment and the importance of effective communication in managing such cases.

    Learning objectives

    To achieve these aims, this Care Certificate e-learning course will:

    • Identify symptoms and indicators of various types of child abuse.

    • Educate on effective communication strategies with abused children and their families, as well as among healthcare professionals.

    • Interpret legislation and regulations that protect children’s rights and ensure their safety.

    • Teach methods for safeguarding children within the healthcare system and complying with national regulations.

    • Provide strategies for addressing and rectifying the effects of child maltreatment.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this Care Certificate Standard 11 online training course, you will be able to:

    • Outline child maltreatment types

      • Explain the different forms of child maltreatment, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and neglect.

    • Recognise and respond to abuse

      • Teach how to identify signs of child maltreatment and the appropriate steps to take in response, including understanding local policies and procedures.

    • Digital safety

      • Discuss the risks associated with internet use and online social networking, emphasising how to safeguard children in digital environments.

    • Impact awareness

      • Detail the effects of female genital mutilation (FGM), domestic violence, and the mental/physical health of caregivers on children.

    • Radicalisation awareness

      • Provide insights on the susceptibility of vulnerable children to radicalisation and introduce the PREVENT programme.

    • Reporting and advocacy

      • Instruct on effective communication and reporting strategies to ensure concerns are taken seriously and acted upon by organisations or authorities.

    Accreditation and Certification

    This online Care Certificate Standard 11 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?

    The Care Certificate Standard 11 online course is crucial for any healthcare or social care professional. It provides essential training on how to protect children from harm, abuse, and neglect. The course ensures that all staff have the necessary skills to appropriately and effectively safeguard children, promoting a safer environment for vulnerable individuals in healthcare settings.

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