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Safeguarding Adults and Children

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge you need to understand the impact of key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children. This includes how to recognise, respond to, and reduce the likelihood of abuse.

Why should I choose the course?

Benefits against other safeguarding adults and children courses:

You can learn from your own home, in your own time

You get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

What will I learn?

Section 1: Understanding the principles of safeguarding adults

In this section you will cover the main types of abuse and harm an individual may be at risk of experiencing, as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward about a case of abuse.

Section 2: Reducing the likelihood of abuse

This section covers the expected levels of dignity and rights within a care environment. You will examine the importance of individualised care, the various safeguarding policies in place, and managing potential risks.

Section 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse

In this section you will look at what course of action to take if abuse of an adult is suspected, as well as local whistleblowing policy procedures.

Section 4: Protecting people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally

This section covers possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged case of abuse, as well as legislation in place currently which relates to the sharing of information.

Section 5: Safeguarding children

This section explores what procedures to follow if a child or young person is suspected of experiencing abuse.

What will the course lead on to?

We offer a wide variety of other CPD courses at the college. If you would like further information on these please visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any links with industry and university?

All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
60
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions, the course fee is payable if not eligible for remission. If you have not been resident in the UK for 3 years you may be subject to overseas fees.

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
60
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions, the course fee is payable if not eligible for remission. If you have not been resident in the UK for 3 years you may be subject to overseas fees.

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