- The Level 2 National Award in the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults is designed to provide learners with the underpinning knowledge to support their organisations in their commitment and legal obligation to safeguard vulnerable adults.
- The course has been developed using Government guidance including the ‘No Secrets’ 2000 document.
- The course is designed for paid workers, volunteers, supervisors, managers etc who require an underpinning knowledge on the safeguarding of vulnerable adults within health and social care. It is also ideal for anyone who requires refreshing their knowledge.
- The course is designed to provide a national syllabus, but with the opportunity to add local policies and procedures to allow the course to be tailored to each organisation needs.
- The aim of the course is to provide you with the underpinning knowledge to support you and your organisation in your responsibilities to protect vulnerable adults in the health and social care setting.
- Aims and Learning outcomes
- Legal Framework Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
- Introduction to abuse in health and social care
- Definition of Safeguarding and Vulnerable Adults
- Abuse can happen in some areas
- The Abuser Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
- Dignity in Safeguarding
- Definition of Abuse
- Definition of Significant Harm
- Situations when vulnerable adults may be abused at home
- Situations when abuse could have in care setting
- The Role of Disclosure and Barring Service
- The Different Types of Abuse
- Types of Abuse and their Possible indicators
- Alerting and Reporting Suspected Abuse
- Employer and Employees Responsibilities
- Whistle blowing
- Reporting and Referral
- Responding to a Disclosure
- Knowledge Assessment
Duration: 6 Hours
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.