Module 1 - Signs and symptoms of abuse, harm and neglect - 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; Physical, sexual, emotional, financial and neglect 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 - Responding to a disclosure – 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.
Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module
CPD certified by the CPD certification Service
CPD certificate available to download upon completion
Audio option (read aloud)
Optional learner file resource
Approximate 1 hour duration
Optional Formal Accreditation
Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group.
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 does this course quality for?
This course is a single credit value.
Do I need to do any extra work?
You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer 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 once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.