CSTF Safeguarding Adults (Healthcare) - Level 2

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    CSTF Safeguarding Adults (Healthcare) - Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    120 minutes

    CPD Hours

    2 hours


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This level 2 CSTF safeguarding adults e-learning course is designed for all practitioners who have regular contact with patients, their families or carers, or the public within healthcare settings. It builds upon the foundational knowledge of safeguarding adults at Level 1, aiming to deepen the understanding and application of safeguarding practices among healthcare professionals.

    Course content

    This online CSTF safeguarding adults level 2 training course covers the following:

    Introduction to safeguarding adults

    • Key concepts and definitions crucial for understanding the scope and importance of safeguarding adults in healthcare.

    Types of abuse

    • A thorough examination of the various forms of abuse, including physical, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse, along with neglect, and the specific signs and symptoms associated with each type.

    Advocacy in safeguarding

    • This section will discuss the critical role of advocacy in safeguarding and focus on methods to ensure effective advocacy, especially for those who may lack capacity or have communication barriers.

    Roles and responsibilities

    • Clarification of the roles, responsibilities, and professional boundaries of healthcare professionals within a multidisciplinary team and a multi-agency safeguarding environment.

    Referral procedures

    • Detailed guidance on the procedures for referring safeguarding concerns to social care by organisational policies, ensuring a timely and appropriate response to safeguarding issues.

    Documentation and record keeping

    • Best practices for documenting safeguarding concerns and maintaining accurate and appropriate records, differentiating between factual recordings and subjective opinions.

    Legislative framework

    • This is an overview of the legislation and guidance relevant to safeguarding adults, including the Care Act 2014, the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, and the Human Rights Act 1998.

    Preventing radicalisation

    • Insights into understanding the risk factors associated with radicalisation and strategies to prevent the radicalisation of vulnerable adults.

    *This course's curriculum, aims, objectives and learning outcomes have been meticulously designed to align with the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), ensuring compliance with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Care Inspectorates, and other pivotal health and social care regulations across the UK.

      Course aims

      This level 2 CSTF safeguarding adults eLearning course aims to:

      • Enhance understanding of safeguarding concepts, enabling healthcare workers to recognise and respond to potential abuse or neglect effectively.
      • Empower healthcare professionals to advocate for and protect adults at risk within their care.
      • Promote a collaborative approach to safeguarding, involving a multidisciplinary team and multi-agency partnerships.

          Learning objectives

          This CSTF safeguarding adults level 2 eLearning course will:

          • Discuss the key terms and definitions of safeguarding adults.
          • Review the different types of abuse in adults.
          • Consider how and when an adult might require an advocate in line with legislation and guidance.
          • Consider how and when to refer to social care following organisational policies if an adult safeguarding concern is identified.
          • Discuss how to document safeguarding concerns appropriately.
          • Understand how to maintain appropriate records.
          • Examine the relevant legislation in place to safeguard adults.
          • Discuss the risk factors for radicalisation.

              Learning outcomes

              Upon completion of this online CSTF safeguarding adults level 2 course, learners will achieve the following learning outcomes (reflecting the core competencies outlined in the "Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff (2018)"):

              • 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.
              • Understand what constitutes harm, abuse and neglect and be able to identify any signs of harm, abuse or neglect.
              • Ensure effective advocacy is provided where required (for example, where there are mental capacity or communication issues in line with the legislation and professional guidance).
              • Identify your professional role, responsibilities, and professional boundaries and those of your colleagues in a multidisciplinary team and multi-agency setting.
              • Know how and when to refer to social care following organisational policies if you have identified an adult safeguarding concern.
              • Document safeguarding concerns in a format that informs the relevant staff and agencies appropriately.
              • Maintain appropriate records, including being able to differentiate between fact and opinion.
              • Identify the appropriate and relevant information and how to share it with other teams.
              • Understand key statutory and non-statutory guidance and legislation, including the Human Rights Act and mental capacity legislation in the country of practice.
              • Be aware of the risk factors for radicalisation and know who to contact regarding preventive action, and support those persons who may be at risk of, or are being drawn into, terrorist-related activity.

              *These outcomes align with the UK CSTF framework, CQC, Care Inspectorates, and other health and social care regulations. Depending on the learner's role, additional learning needs may require clinical experience and supervision beyond this training.

              Accreditation and Certification

              This level 2 CSTF safeguarding adults e-learning course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon successful completion, learners will receive a CPD certificate valid for three years that meets the requirements of 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?

              The CSTF safeguarding adults level 2 online training course is essential for healthcare professionals. It provides comprehensive training in safeguarding practices and equips practitioners with the knowledge and skills to recognise and respond effectively to potential abuse or neglect in adult patients.

              Delving into critical concepts, types of abuse, advocacy methods, and referral procedures empower professionals to advocate for and protect vulnerable adults within their care. Aligning with NHS and UK CSTF guidelines ensures compliance with regulatory standards, promoting a collaborative approach to safeguarding across healthcare settings. This course enhances patient safety, welfare, and overall healthcare quality.

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