This short course looks at local and national guidelines for safeguarding adults. Learn about principles of safeguarding, positive care provision, and person-centred care. Protecting people’s health, wellbeing, and human rights should be at the heart of every care setting. Your setting will have safeguarding policies and procedures; you should know and understand these.
- The importance of knowing, understanding, and following the safeguarding policies and procedures at your setting is outlined to learners
- Learners will know how to protect peoples health, wellbeing, and human rights
- Abuse and neglect will be defined, and learners will know how to spot the signs and symptoms, and be able to react appropriately
- Learners will understand the term vulnerable person
Advantages of this course
- The principles of safeguarding states that every person has the right to live a life free from abuse, exploitation, and neglect. It is important, therefore, that practitioners in a health and social care setting knows how to work in a way that protects people from abuse and neglect.
- Should abuse or neglect be suspected, a practitioner should feel able to report concerns to relevant agencies. This course outlines the reporting process and who you can turn to for advice and guidance if you are unsure of how to proceed.
- Website and video resources are utilised to explain the information further
- There is also suggested extra reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge