Safeguarding Children for Homecare (Domiciliary Care) - Level 3

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    Safeguarding Children for Homecare (Domiciliary Care) - Level 3 (CPDUK) Accredited

    Course Duration

    360 minutes

    CPD Hours

    6 hours


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This advanced safeguarding children for homecare online course is designed for health and social care professionals involved in assessing, planning, intervening, and evaluating the needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns. It is suitable for all staff in homecare settings who may interact with children, young people, their parents/carers, or any adult who could pose a risk to children.

    Course content

    This online safeguarding children for homecare course level 3 covers the following:

    Introduction to safeguarding children:

    • Overview of the fundamental concepts in child protection, explaining the importance of safeguarding within homecare settings.

    Indicators of abuse:

    • Detailed examination of the physical, emotional, sexual, and neglectful signs that professionals need to recognise in children.

    Vulnerable children:

    • Identification of children who are at greater risk due to their environmental, familial, or personal circumstances.

    Children’s rights and legislation:

    • Explanation of the legal protections for children, including key statutes and the rights children hold under these laws.

    The role of professionals:

    • Outlines the responsibilities and ethical considerations for homecare workers involved in safeguarding children.

    Working with other professionals:

    • Strategies for effective collaboration across disciplines to ensure comprehensive protection and care for children.

    Risk and harm assessment:

    • Techniques for assessing risks and implementing harm prevention strategies within the homecare context.

    Reviewing practice:

    • Methods for evaluating and enhancing safeguarding practices to improve outcomes for children.

          Course aims

          The aims of this online safeguarding children for domiciliary care course level 3 are to:

          • Enhance knowledge of safeguarding frameworks

            • Deepen participants' understanding of safeguarding practices and legal frameworks, ensuring they can effectively identify child abuse risks and signs.

          • Develop professional skills in child protection

            • Equip homecare workers with the necessary skills to report abuse and collaborate across disciplines to safeguard children.

          • Promote effective implementation of safeguarding measures

            • Address challenges in safeguarding children, emphasising practical strategies for overcoming barriers and enhancing child welfare within homecare settings.

              Learning objectives

              This safeguarding children for homecare e-learning course level 3 will:

              • Discuss what child abuse means.
              • Establish the main types of abuse in children.
              • Examine the advantages and disadvantages of online programmes to child well-being.
              • Discuss why children with special educational needs or disabilities are at high risk of abuse.
              • Classify the main ways of fabricating or inducing illness in children.
              • Define bullying, forced marriage and honour-based violence.
              • Examine what a vulnerable child is.
              • Discuss relevant legislation that covers child protection issues. 
              • Review the roles and responsibilities of professionals responsible for safeguarding children with special needs.
              • Present a checklist that will help keep children safe and away from avoidable harm.
              • State the legal duties of local authorities working with partner organisations to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.
              • Examine the role of ethical behaviour in the effort to address concerns about vulnerable children.
              • Discuss how to escalate child abuse and harm concerns as an adult, parent, or carer.

                    Learning outcomes

                    Upon completing this online safeguarding children training course for domiciliary care level 3, learners will be equipped to:

                    • Explain what is meant by child abuse.
                    • State the main types and possible signs of child abuse.
                    • Analyse the potential risks to an unborn baby and those with special educational needs or disabilities.
                    • State how online applications increase the risk of child abuse.
                    • Identify the three ways of fabricating illness in children.
                    • Explain the different types of bullying that children may experience.
                    • State the risk factors, indicators and effects of forced marriage on children.
                    • Identify what is meant by honour-based violence.
                    • Develop ways to help vulnerable children.
                    • Identify the relevant legislation in relation to child safeguarding and protection.
                    • Identify aspects that determine the barring status of care professionals in safeguarding children.
                    • Explain the importance of upholding ethics in dealing with cases of child abuse and their escalation.
                    • Identify the risk and harm assessments and policies in place to protect the welfare of children.

                    Accreditation and Certification

                    This CPD-accredited safeguarding children level 3 e-learning course for homecare 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.

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                    Why is the course important?

                    Effective safeguarding of children requires awareness of the risks and a comprehensive approach to prevention and intervention. This course provides essential training to ensure that professionals can offer the best possible protection to children in homecare settings, complying with the latest legislative and regulatory frameworks.

                    The aims, objectives, and learning outcomes of this course align with the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and fulfil the requirements set by the CQC and other regulatory bodies, ensuring comprehensive compliance and high training standards.

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