Safeguarding Adults for Care Homes - Level 1 (CPDUK Accredited)

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    Safeguarding Adults for Care Homes - 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?

    All staff working in care homes and related adult social settings.

              Course content

              Section 1: Types of abuse and signs, symptoms, and indicators

              Explores the ten types of abuse defined in the Care Act 2014, providing indicators for each and engaging learners through activities to identify abuse types from scenarios.

              Section 2: Actions to take with concerns about abuse, harm, or neglect

              Details the process for reporting concerns, emphasises the legal and professional duties of care and provides sources for further information and support.

              Section 3: Key safeguarding legislation

              Outlines crucial legislation supporting safeguarding practices, including the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, and others, with activities to reinforce learning.

              Course summary

              This section recaps key learning points, emphasising the responsibility of all care sector workers in safeguarding and the importance of familiarity with legislation and organisational policies.

              References and resources

              Provides comprehensive references and further reading to support deeper understanding and ongoing professional development in safeguarding practices.

                      Course aims

                      The primary aim of this course is to provide all staff working in care homes with the foundational knowledge and understanding necessary to recognise and respond to potential safeguarding concerns. It focuses on promoting the safety and well-being of adults in care, emphasising the importance of dignity, respect, and the right to live free from abuse and neglect.

                            Learning objectives

                            This course will:

                            • Explain 'safeguarding', 'harm', and 'abuse' in adult care.
                            • Describe various abuse types and their indicators.
                            • Discuss proper actions and precautions in safeguarding situations.
                            • Identify appropriate reporting channels for abuse and neglect.
                            • Explain key points of safeguarding legislation.
                            • Recognise and report unsafe practices, including online safety and links to domestic violence.

                            Learning outcomes

                            Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

                            • Recognise potential indicators of abuse, harm, and neglect in adults within social care settings.
                            • Describe the action to take in response to concerns of abuse or neglect, including reporting mechanisms and seeking advice.
                            • Explain the key legislation and guidance that underpin safeguarding practices, including the Care Act 2014, the Equality Act 2010, and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
                            • Apply the six fundamental principles of adult safeguarding in practice: Empowerment, Prevention, Proportionality, Protection, Partnership, and Accountability.
                            • Demonstrate an understanding of how to promote the dignity, rights, and well-being of adults in care, ensuring a respectful approach that supports individuals' choices.
                            • Identify the roles and responsibilities of various professionals in safeguarding adults, including the importance of working effectively within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure a coordinated and effective response to safeguarding concerns.

                                  Accreditation and Certification

                                  Expert subject matter specialists in adult social care developed this course. It underwent thorough external peer review and achieved CPD Certification Service accreditation, showcasing our dedication to providing top-tier, impactful educational content for care home staff.

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                                              Why is the course important?

                                              The course is vital for care home staff to safeguard vulnerable adults, complying with laws like the Care Act 2014. It trains staff to detect and prevent abuse, ensuring a secure environment. Adhering to CPD standards, it stays current with legal and best practice updates, boosting care quality and fulfilling regulatory obligations, showcasing a dedication to top-tier safeguarding and professional growth.

                                                    Safeguarding Adults for Care Homes - Level 1 | ComplyPlus LMS™ | The Mandatory Training Group UK


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