Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults - CPD Accredited

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Offer ends 24 November 2019
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Online, self-paced
26 Hours
Access to content
12 Months
20 CPD points / hours
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Learn how to protect the rights and welfare of children and vulnerable adults under your care with the Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults course. This course provides fundamental training to help learners understand their legal requirements.

This safeguarding certificate is ideal for those in teaching and childcare or those in social care roles who are required to work with vulnerable adults and children. You will learn how to identify signs of abuse or neglect, report your concerns, and what to do when an abused individual discloses personal information.

Throughout this safeguarding training, you will explore fundamental safeguarding policies and procedures and will gain a solid understanding of the legislative framework surrounding the safeguarding of ulnerable adults and children.

Highlights of The Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

  • Gain a solid understanding of the main principles and policies of safeguarding
  • Understand your legal responsibilities when working with children and vulnerable adults
  • Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to protect the rights of children & adults under your care
  • Be able to identify cases of abuse and learn how to report & respond appropriately to such cases
  • Learn about the different types of abuse and neglect, and how to record your concerns
  • Understand what to do when a child discloses information regarding abuse or neglect
  • Learn about the Care Act 2015 and the Children Act 2004 to ensure compliance with the law
  • Get an introduction to the legislative framework surrounding safeguarding children and adults

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We’ve taken this comprehensive Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Course and broken it down into 47 manageable units which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of the Health and safety Skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.

This course is designed with the following modules:

**Safeguarding Children**

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Module 02: Safeguarding structure and guidance
  • Module 03: Your Responsibilities
  • Module 04: Recognising And Responding To Abuse
  • Module 05: Responses Under The Safeguarding Structure
  • Module 06: Working Together And Sharing Information
  • Module 07: Recording information

**Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults**

Safeguarding Adults

  • Introduction to Safeguarding
  • Abuse
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Other Key Legislations
  • Responding to Safeguarding Alerts
  • Protocol of Information Sharing
  • Investigation

Psychology of Older Age

  • What is ‘Developmental Psychology’?
  • What is ‘Gerontology’?
  • What we consider as ‘old age’
  • What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens
  • Common stereotypes of older people
  • How stereotyping affects older people
  • Life stages and Theories
  • What do we look forward to in our older age?

Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

  • Introduction to MCA
  • Statutory Principles & Their Applications
  • How to Help People to Make Their Own Decisions
  • How to Assess Mental Capacity
  • What ‘Best Interests’ Mean?
  • Protection for the People Providing Treatment or Care
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
  • Role of the Court of Protection and Court-appointed Deputies
  • Advance decisions to Refuse Treatment
  • The New Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service

Mental Health and Old Age

  • Memory-related issues
  • Learning disabilities
  • Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia
  • Chronic illness and Disabilities
  • Substance abuse (addictions)

Improving Health and Wellbeing

  • The effects of exercising
  • Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age?
  • What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’?
  • Caring for older people

Dementia Care

  • Awareness and Misunderstanding
  • Symptoms of Dementia
  • Prevention and Treatment
  • The Impact Of Stigma
  • Caring for Dementia Victims
  • Home Adaptations for People with Dementia

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful course completion, you will qualify for a CPD certificate from One Education as proof of your new skills. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.


This course is compatible with all kinds of devices and the age requirement for this Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults course is 16. So, basically, everyone can take this course to acquire this skills that are necessary.

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