CSTF Safeguarding Adults (Healthcare) - Level 3

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    CSTF Safeguarding Adults (Healthcare) - Level 3 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    180 minutes

    CPD Hours

    3 hours


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is this course for?

    This advanced CSTF safeguarding adults level 3 online course is designed for healthcare professionals, including registered healthcare staff engaged in assessing, planning, intervening, and evaluating the needs of adults where there are safeguarding concerns. It is also suitable for those in specialist safeguarding roles, such as named professionals, designated professionals, and board members, and provides the skills needed to contribute to effective safeguarding practices.

    Course content

    This level 3 CSTF safeguarding adults e-learning course offers a comprehensive exploration of advanced safeguarding concepts and practices essential for healthcare professionals:

    Understanding types of abuse and key legislation

    • An overview of the various forms of abuse encountered by adults, including physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and neglect, alongside a detailed examination of the legislative framework that underpins safeguarding practices in the UK.

    Risk assessment and making safeguarding personal

    • Techniques for assessing the risk of harm to individuals and emphasising the importance of tailoring safeguarding approaches to meet each adult's unique needs and preferences, promoting their autonomy and well-being.

    Communication strategies with adults at risk

    • Development of effective communication skills to engage with adults at risk sensitively and respectfully, ensuring their voices are heard and considered in the safeguarding process.

    Information sharing protocols

    • Guidance on the ethical and secure sharing of information related to safeguarding concerns, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and fostering trust among stakeholders.

    Development and implementation of safeguarding plans

    • Steps for creating robust safeguarding plans that address identified risks and outline preventive and protective measures, along with strategies for their successful implementation and review.

    Supporting adults with caring responsibilities

    • Insight into the specific challenges adults face with caring responsibilities and strategies to support them, ensuring their well-being and those they care for are safeguarded.

    Forensic procedures in safeguarding

    • An introduction to forensic aspects of safeguarding, including evidence collection and documentation, crucial for legal processes and ensuring accountability.

    Safeguarding supervision, meetings, and reviews

    • Detailed exploration of the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals within safeguarding supervision, multidisciplinary meetings, safeguarding enquiries, and review processes, aiming to enhance the effectiveness of safeguarding practices within organisations.

    This course aligns with the UK CSTF, CQC, and Care Inspectorates, ensuring healthcare professionals receive a regulatory-compliant educational experience. It's designed to uphold high standards in adult safeguarding and provide a comprehensive learning journey for those committed to care excellence.

        Course aims

        This online CSTF safeguarding adults level 3 training course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of assessing risk and protecting adults at risk. It also aims to familiarise participants with how to effectively communicate with adults at risk of abuse, neglect, or harm and to gather and share information for interagency safeguarding assessments.

            Learning objectives

            To achieve the course aims, participants will be guided to:

            • Identify and understand the signs and symptoms of harm and abuse in adults, enhancing their recognition skills.
            • Learn and apply effective assessment techniques to safeguard vulnerable adults, focusing on preventive and protective strategies.
            • Develop and refine communication strategies to effectively engage with adults at risk, emphasising adapting approaches for those with mental capacity issues, learning disabilities, or specific communication needs.
            • Conduct thorough reviews of organisational safeguarding practices, aiming to improve and ensure their effectiveness within healthcare settings.

                Learning outcomes

                Upon completing this level 3 CSTF safeguarding adults eLearning course, learners will be able to:

                • Recognise potential indicators of abuse, harm and neglect.
                • Know what to do if they have concerns, including to whom you should report them 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 in accordance with organisational policies if you have identified an adult safeguarding concern
                • Document safeguarding concerns in a format that informs the relevant staff and agencies appropriately.
                • Know how to 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.
                • Identify possible signs of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse or neglect using a person-centred approach.
                • Identify adults experiencing abuse, harm or neglect who have caring responsibilities for other adults or children and make appropriate referrals.
                • Demonstrate a clear understanding, as appropriate to the role, of forensic procedures in adult safeguarding and know how to relate these to practice to meet clinical and legal requirements as required.
                • Demonstrate an ability to undertake forensic procedures and know how to present the findings and evidence to legal requirements when undertaking forensic examinations as part of their role.
                • Undertake, where appropriate, a risk and/or harm assessment.
                • Know how to communicate effectively with adults at risk, in particular those with mental capacity issues, learning disability or communication needs.
                • Know how to contribute to, and make considered judgements about how to act to safeguard an adult at risk.
                • Know how to contribute to/formulate and communicate effective care plans for adults who have been or may be subjected to abuse, harm or neglect.
                • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues surrounding suspicion of adult abuse, harm and neglect, and know how to manage uncertainty and risk effectively.
                • Know how to contribute to inter-agency assessments by gathering and sharing information appropriately.
                • Document concerns in a manner that is appropriate for adult safeguarding protection and legal processes.
                • Know how to undertake documented reviews of your own (and/or team) adult safeguarding as appropriate to the role. This can be undertaken in various ways, such as through audit, case discussion, peer review, and supervision and as a component of refresher training.
                • Know how to deliver and receive supervision within effective models of supervision and/or peer review, and be able to recognise the potential personal impact of adult safeguarding on professionals.
                • Know how to apply the lessons learnt from audit and serious case reviews/case management reviews/significant case reviews to improve practice.
                • Know how to advise others on appropriate information sharing.
                • Know how to contribute appropriately to serious case reviews, case management reviews, significant case reviews, and domestic homicide review processes.
                • Know how to obtain support and help in situations where there are safeguarding problems requiring further expertise and experience.
                • Know how to participate in and chair multidisciplinary meetings as required.
                • Demonstrate the skills necessary to participate in a safeguarding enquiry.

                These outcomes are designed to align with the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), ensuring compliance with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Care Inspectorates, and other health and social care regulations across the UK. This alignment emphasises that the course fulfils national standards and regulatory bodies' requirements for safeguarding adults in healthcare settings.

                Accreditation and Certification

                The level 3 CSTF safeguarding adults online training course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Successful completion will award participants with a CPD certificate valid for 3 years, meeting the requirements of the HTE, CCS, and NHS CPP frameworks.

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                  Why is the course important?

                  The level 3 CSTF safeguarding adults e-learning course is vital for healthcare professionals to master advanced safeguarding practices. Designed for registered healthcare staff and safeguarding specialists, it enhances skills in identifying abuse types, conducting risk assessments, and fostering effective communication with vulnerable adults.

                  By aligning with CSTF, CQC, and Care Inspectorates, it ensures compliance with UK regulations, promoting a culture of care excellence. This course equips participants to safeguard adults effectively, maintain professional boundaries, and contribute to multidisciplinary teams, ultimately ensuring the well-being and safety of adults at risk in healthcare settings.

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