CSTF Safeguarding Adults (Healthcare) - Level 1

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    CSTF Safeguarding Adults (Healthcare) - Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    60 minutes

    CPD Hours

    1 hour


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This level 1 CSTF safeguarding adults online training course is designed for all staff working in healthcare settings, providing an essential foundation in safeguarding adults. It is suitable for unpaid and voluntary staff as well, ensuring a broad understanding of safeguarding principles.

    Course content

    This CSTF safeguarding adults level 1 e-learning course covers the following:

    Foundational definitions and concepts

    • Understand what safeguarding entails, including key terms and the importance of protecting adults at risk.

    Types of abuse and neglect

    • Explore the different forms of abuse (physical, emotional, financial, etc.) and neglect, learning to identify signs and symptoms.

    Legal and policy frameworks

    • Examine critical legislation and guidelines shaping safeguarding practices, such as the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, and their applications in healthcare settings.

    Actions and reporting

    • Learn the correct procedures for reporting suspected abuse or neglect, emphasising accurate documentation, confidentiality, and following organisational protocols.

    Empowering adults at risk

    • Strategies to support individuals in making life choices while ensuring their safety and well-being, fostering an environment of respect and dignity.

    *This comprehensive course content is structured to ensure that participants' learning aligns with the standards set by the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), adheres to the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the Care Inspectorates, and meets other relevant health and social care regulations across the UK.

        Course aims

        This CSTF safeguarding adults level 1 online training course aims to:

        • Foster an in-depth understanding of safeguarding, including recognising and responding to abuse, harm, and neglect.
        • Provide comprehensive knowledge of relevant legal frameworks and reporting protocols to ensure the safety and dignity of adults in healthcare settings.

            Learning objectives

            This CSTF safeguarding adults level 1 e-learning course will:

            • Explain what is meant by safeguarding, harm and abuse.
            • Describe the different types of abuse and their signs, symptoms, and indicators for learners.
            • Discuss what needs to be done and should not be done if someone has safeguarding concerns.
            • Know who to report concerns about harm, abuse or neglect to.
            • Identify further sources of advice, guidance and support for safeguarding adults.
            • Explain the key points of relevant safeguarding legislation.

                Learning outcomes

                Upon completing the online CSTF safeguarding adults training course, learners will achieve the following outcomes:

                • Recognise potential indicators of abuse, harm and neglect.
                • Know what action to take if they have concerns, including to whom you should report your concerns and from whom to seek advice.
                • Have a basic knowledge of the relevant legislation.

                *These learning outcomes are crafted to meet the standards of the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), comply with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the Care Inspectorates, and adhere to other health and social care regulations across the UK, ensuring a robust and regulation-compliant educational experience for participants.

                Accreditation and Certification

                This CSTF safeguarding adults e-learning course was externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon completion, learners will receive a CPD certificate valid for 3 years that complies with the Health Trust Europe (HTE), Crown Commercial Services (CCS), and the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP) frameworks.

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                Why is the course important?

                  This level 1 CSTF safeguarding adults eLearning course is pivotal in healthcare. It offers essential training on preventing abuse and neglect and equips professionals to safeguard and empower at-risk adults. It aligns with NHS and UK CSTF guidelines, emphasising the collective duty to maintain the highest care and safety standards.

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