Safeguarding Adults and Children
Health & Social Care
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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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.
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