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Safeguarding Adults

Welcome to our online Safeguarding Adults course, a valuable resource tailored for caregivers, healthcare professionals, and individuals engaged in adult support services. This course covers essential topics such as legislation and principles guiding the process, capacity, decision-making, and consent considerations, categories of abuse, protecting adults, and insights into the recruitment process.

Whether you're a caregiver or part of an adult support team, our course provides practical knowledge to enhance your understanding of safeguarding principles. Enrol today to gain a more profound insight into the complexities of adult safeguarding, contributing to a safer and more compassionate approach to care and support.

  • Fully accredited organisation
  • Meets UK and EU legal requirements for food handlers
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices
  • Printable PDF e-certificate upon completion
  • Online course with no time limits
  • Estimated duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Free for up to five users

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Course Content

Legislation and the Principles of Safeguarding

The Care Act 2014; The Equality Act 2010; The Mental Capacity Act 2005; The Human Rights Act 1998; Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR; Additional Legislation; Six Principles of Safeguarding (Care Act 2014).

Consent, Capacity and Decision-Making

Consent; Capacity; Principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005; Decision-Making; Unwise Decisions; Best Interests; Least Restrictive Option; Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).

Categories of Abuse

Physical Abuse; Domestic Violence or Abuse; Sexual Abuse; Psychological or Emotional Abuse; Financial or Material Abuse; Modern Slavery; Discriminatory Abuse; Organisational or Institutional Abuse; Neglect or Acts of Omission; Self-Neglect; Other Types of Abusive Behaviour; Reducing the Risk of Abuse and Neglect.

Protecting Adults

Disclosures of Abuse; Sharing Information; Post-Disclosure; Record-keeping; Allegations Against Staff or Managers; Whistleblowing; Statutory Responsibilities; The Next Stages.

Recruitment Processes

Disclosure Checks; Regulated Activities: England, Wales, and Northern Ireland; Regulated Work: Scotland; Registering Regulated Activities or Regulated Work; DBS and Disclosure Checks; Disclosure Checks in Scotland.

How it Works

Our Safeguarding Adults e-learning course is delivered online through our Tayl platform. This means you can complete this course on any device that can access the internet, and you can take a break at any time and save your progress. You can also add more users to your account, access more compliance training courses, and track who has done what.

Your Certificate

To complete your course and download your Safeguarding Adults certificate, you need to have correctly answered enough questions in the quizzes throughout the course. You’re able to retake these quizzes as many times as you want. The certificate is printable and will be accessible at any time when you log into our platform. The certificate is saved on our system so you can use it to prove a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do I get a certificate?
When you complete a course you're issued with a printable Safeguarding Adults completion certificate at no extra cost.
Can I retake courses?
We understand that it can take a bit of time to understand the material. That's why you can have as many retries of a course as you need at no extra charge.
Why should I take a Safeguarding Adults course?
Taking a Safeguarding Adults course is crucial for legal compliance, ethical responsibility, enhanced awareness of potential risks, professional development, improved caregiving practices, and certification, showcasing your expertise in ensuring the safety and well-being of vulnerable adults.
Why is the course free?
It's not a trick, you really get this course, certificates, and all our library for up to five users. You simply need a work email address. It's free because we believe in our product. And we think that once you try it, you'll come back to us again and recommend our system to your friends. So, what are you waiting for, get your course today.
What devices do the courses work on?
The courses work on any modern internet browser on any device. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge on an iPhone, Android, Laptop or PC everything will work just fine.
How does the money back guarantee work?
Really easily. Just let us know you'd like a refund and we'll make it happen. No questions asked.