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? 

    This Level 1 safeguarding adults course is designed for all staff members working in residential and nursing care homes, including caregivers, nurses, support staff, and any personnel who interact with adults at risk.

              Course content

              This online safeguarding adults for care homes level 1 course is divided into the following sections:


              ·        Overview of safeguarding within the care home setting.

              Types of abuse: 

              ·        Detailed exploration of the various forms of abuse and their indicators.

              Actions to take:

              ·        Steps to follow when abuse is suspected, including reporting and documentation.


              ·        Key statutory frameworks that underpin safeguarding practices.


              ·        Recap of the main points covered.

              References and resources: 

              ·        Guiding documents and further reading.

              End of course assessment: 

              ·        To validate understanding and readiness to implement safeguarding practices.

                      Course aims

                      The aims of this safeguarding adults for care homes level 1 elearning course are to:

                      • To define and clarify the concepts of safeguarding, harm, and abuse.
                      • To educate staff on recognising signs of abuse and the appropriate actions to take.
                      • To provide a solid understanding of the legislative background supporting safeguarding in care homes.

                            Learning objectives

                            This safeguarding adults for care homes level 1 e-learning course will:

                            • Explain what the terms safeguarding, harm and abuse mean.
                            • Describe the different types of abuse and their signs, symptoms, and indicators for learners.
                            • Discuss what needs 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

                            On completion of this safeguarding adults for care homes level 1 online training course, you should be able to:

                            • Define safeguarding, harm and abuse.
                            • Describe the different types of abuse and provide examples of signs, symptoms, and indicators associated with each.
                            • Describe what and what not to do if concerns about harm, abuse or neglect exist.
                            • Identify who should be contacted if concerns regarding abuse, neglect, or harm are raised.
                            • Identify further sources of advice and support for adult safeguarding.

                                  Accreditation and Certification

                                  This CPD-accredited safeguarding adults level 1 e-learning course for care homes is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon completion, participants will earn a CPD Certificate valid for three years.

                                  The course meets comprehensive compliance requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Regulatory and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Care Inspectorates (Wales and Scotland), Skills for Care Core and Mandatory Training Framework and the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and other UK health and social care regulatory bodies.

                                        Course demo (video)

                                              Why is the course important?

                                              Safeguarding adults in care homes is critical for ensuring their safety, dignity, and rights. The course equips staff with the necessary skills and knowledge to prevent, identify, and respond to abuse. It supports a safe and secure environment for vulnerable adults, aligning with statutory and best practice guidelines.

                                              This course's content aligns with the Skills for Care recommendations and meets the requirements from the CQC, ensuring that all learning outcomes are relevant and up-to-date with current legislation.

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