This Level 2 safeguarding adults course develops an understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding in adult health and social care roles. Whether you are an individual looking to develop skills in safeguarding adults or an employer looking to upskill their staff, this course will provide the training provisions you need.
Course Length: 16 weeks on average
Awarding Body: TQUK (E-certificates upon achievement)
Learning Method(s): Online and paper based materials and assessment
There is no prior qualification needed to access this course however; learners must be aged 16 years or over.
This course is part of our fully funded range of Level 2 courses so is free to the majority of learners – eligibility criteria applies.
Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
- Learn about the national and local responsibilities in safeguarding and protection from abuse.
- Study how to effectively recognise abuse and harm, as well as respond to possible cases of abuse or harm occurring within a health and social care environment.
Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice.
- Explore the principles of dignity, self-worth and well-being and how these can be promoted through health and social care practice.
- Consider how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how principles of dignity can be applied – this section will further your understanding of how safeguarding can improve a person’s situation dramatically.
Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care.
- Explore the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice.
- Develop knowledge of dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the wide range of support advice available for resolving such instances.
Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care.
- Develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how best to resolve them and the support available in doing so.
This is a guide to the eligibility criteria if you are not sure about anything please get in touch with us.
- Learner will be undertaking their learning within England
- Learner is aged 19 or above
- Learners aged 19-23 year olds must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
- For learners aged 24+ there are no formal entry requirement but they would find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Math’s
- Learners are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
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