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Safeguarding Adults (Level 2) Online Training

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If the answer is yes, all you need to do is buy the course online. You'll receive an email with a link to set your password and that's it, you're all set to go.

If you're part of a larger team and need multiple licences, contact us as we offer a discount on 10+ courses. Check out this link  to see what else we can do for larger organisations, you won't be disappointed!

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Course overview

Safeguarding is everybody's business, It is the action taken to promote the welfare of 'adults at risk', protecting their right to live safely, free from abuse and neglect.

If individuals and organisations work together and share information, they can identify refer and respond to prevent and/or support individuals at risk of or suffering from abuse and neglect.

This includes staff being able to recognise signs, symptoms and behavioural indicators, understand what constitutes an 'adult at risk', know how to respond and work with other organisations and know when a referral is needed to statutory services.

This course is for anyone who comes into contact with adults and will help staff to understand safeguarding and how to embed it into everyday service delivery.

Course modules

Module 1 - Signs, symptoms and behavioural indicators of abuse - We look at what constitutes an adult at risk, how this could be a permanent state or episodic.  Safeguarding principles and the roles and responsibilities of practitioners. Different forms that adults abuse can take (10 categories) and signs and symptoms associated with these types of abuse. Behavioural indicators to look out for when working with adults and the consequences of abuse.

Module 2 - Susceptibility to abuse - Some adults may be more susceptible to abuse, we look at heightened risk factors including domestic abuse, drugs and alcohol, and mental health. This leads on to mental capacity including the five principles and how these work in practice. 

Module 3 - Reporting, responding and recording concerns and disclosures - The difference between a concern and a disclosure. The importance of recording and reporting (Duty to report). Why some adults may be reluctant to talk and reacting appropriately (advice and tips). Reporting a safeguarding concern, reporting a disclosure of abuse, handling a disclosure, what to record, who to report it to, when to report it (timescales), after the disclosure. Consent, person centred approach and referrals to social care.

Module 4 - Legislation and guidance – Legislation: The Care Act 2014 (including the safeguarding principles and making safeguarding personal), Safeguarding adults Boards and their roles and responsibilities, Human Rights Act 1998, Mental Capacity Act 2015, and other legislation. We look at what your organisation needs to have in place, including policy, procedures and designated safeguarding lead, along with other agencies working with adults and their roles, including advocacy. Information sharing and confidentiality.

Additional information

This course takes approximately 2 hours

This course has a value of 2 CPD points.

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Accredited by CPD
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Is this course right for me?

  • You want content delivered 100% online.
  • You want a course that you can complete at your own pace, start when you like.
  • Access for 1 year.
  • Audio option (read aloud).
  • You want a CPD certified course.
  • You instant access to your CPD certificate.

  • Purchase your course online
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  • Course access
  • Course complete
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Remember, always contact us if you require 10+ courses as we offer discounts and much more!

Once you've paid look out for a welcome email from us with a link to set your password on your learning account. Please check your junk mail if it is not in your inbox within 15 minutes.

Once you click on the link to set your password the link will expire. There is a second link in your welcome email for all future logins. Once you're logged in you can start your course. If you don't complete it all on your first login the course will move into the In progress tab. You've now got 12 months access.

Once you've completed your course you can download your PDF certificate. If you lose your certificate you can log back in and download it again from your achievements file.

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Formal accreditation - this does incur an additional cost

Many of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group.

Please contact us to check if the course you want has this option.

You can then purchase the formal accreditation here (this is in addition to the course cost).

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits do courses quality for?

Courses have a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answers in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. 

We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback.

Once this is complete we will put a request in to AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you by recorded delivery once we receive it from the awarding body. However, you can download your CPD certificate immediately upon completion.

Technical information

Our e-learning courses have been designed to work on the following browsers and mobile apps:

  • Windows: Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox.
  • Mac: Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox.

Please ensure that JavaScript is enabled in your browser, and that font downloads is enabled to see the correct fonts and characters in the course. We strongly recommend using the latest browser version for the best experience as older browsers may experience issues.

The platform is compatible with most mobile phones. However, we do not recommend using mobile phones to complete courses due to the amount of information included in the courses.

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