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.
- If employed, you may still be eligible for funding if you earn less than £20,319 per year outside of London or less than £11.95 per hour in London. Proof of wage will be required prior to enrolment.
- Learners must be aged 19+ from the 31st August 2022.
- Learners must be a resident of UK or the EEA (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years.
- Learners can be unemployed to undertake a distance learning course.
- There are no entry requirements to undertake a distance learning course, however a good level of English is required.
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