Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

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2 CPD hours / points
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If you want to get a deep insight into this topic and start a career in this sector then this award-winning and best-selling Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course is the perfect choice for you.

This Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course is approved by CPD. You can study at your own pace and get accredited in just 2 hours. This Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course is designed for both part-time and full-time students.

Tons of learners around the UK have taken this course to boost their knowledge and skill to work in the related field. This Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course is developed by industry experts and is packed with several information-rich modules to give you a proper understanding of this topic and accelerate your career.

Expert tutor support and 24/7 customer support are what you’re going to get with this premium quality Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course. You will get help and answers to all your queries throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults.

You or your employer can easily verify your qualification by checking the validity of your certificate from our dedicated website.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • What is Safeguarding? Who is a Vulnerable Adult?
  • When is Safeguarding Used? Why is Safeguarding Important?
  • What is Abuse?
  • Identifying an Adult at Risk and Adult Abuse. Where Does Abuse Occur?
  • Physical, Psychological, Emotional, Financial, Institutional & Sexual Abuse
  • Recognising the Signs of Abuse
  • How to Respond and Report to Abuse
  • How to Raise Concerns about Abuse
  • Self-Neglect, Prevention and Protection of Abuse
  • Safeguarding Responsibilities, Duty to Safeguard and Promoting Adult Welfare
  • Supporting People to Exercise Choice and Control
  • About Dementia: Symptoms and Diagnosis
  • Awareness and Misunderstanding
  • Introduction to Different Acts
  • When does the MCA apply?

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the fundamental principles of safeguarding adults
  • Understand abuse, its categories and the responding procedure to abuse
  • Know the safeguarding responsibilities
  • Learn about dementia, its symptoms and diagnosis
  • Familiarise with some judicial safeguarding acts.


2 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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This Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults is designed by industry experts and will give you a thorough understanding of this topic. Our courses are designed with easy to understand modules that break down each topic and gives our learners proper training on the subject.

If you want to work in this sector and stand out from the rest of the competition, then our Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults is the perfect place to start.

We guarantee that you will gain relevant skill and will gain tremendous knowledge on the subject. And the professional qualifications that you achieve after completing the course will help you greatly in procuring a job in the relevant field.

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Skills You Will Gain

  • Safeguarding
  • Communication
  • Dementia support
  • Knowledge of key legislation.

Course Curriculum:

Module 1: Safeguarding Adults Basics

  • What is Safeguarding Adults?
  • Who is a Vulnerable Adult?
  • When is Safeguarding Adults Used?
  • Why is Safeguarding Important?

Module 2: Abuse of Adults

  • What is Abuse?
  • Identifying an adult at risk
  • Identifying adult abuse
  • Where does abuse occur?

Module 3: Categories of Abuse

  • Physical Abuse
  • Psychological or Emotional Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Institutional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Modern Slavery
  • Self-Neglect

Module 4: Responding to Abuse

  • Recognising Abuse
  • What to Do If you become Aware of Abuse?
  • How to Respond to Abuse?
  • How to Report Abuse?
  • Prevention and Protection of Abuse

Module 5: Safeguarding Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safeguarding Responsibilities
  • Duty to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare
  • Supporting People to Exercise Choice and Control
  • How to Raise Concerns about Abuse?

Module 6: Dementia Care

  • About Dementia
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis
  • What Causes Dementia?
  • How is Dementia Treated?
  • Awareness and Misunderstanding

Module 7: Safeguarding and Mental Capacity

  • Introduction to Mental Capacity Act
  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Where does MCA apply?
  • Summary of Mental Capacity Act

Module 8: Other Key Legislations

  • The Care Act 2014
  • The key principles of the Care Act
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Ill-treatment or wilful neglect
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998

Assessment Process

Once you have completed the modules in the course, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment, after which you will receive instant results.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

Upon passing the assessment, you will receive proper certification that is recognised all over the UK as well as internationally.

The PDF certificate is free of cost which you can download instantly upon completing the assessment or you can order it online. You can also receive an original printed copy of the certificate for showcasing your achievement anywhere and everywhere, which will be sent to you by post. The postal fee for this printed copy is only £5.99, with no additional fees or expense.

Who is this course for?

If you’re looking to become a teacher or work in a role that includes adults safeguarding duties, then the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults is the exact match for you.

After course completion, you will receive a certificate in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course. You can also add this skill to your resume to stand out to prospective employers.

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis using any device from anywhere. Enrol in this course to learn the safeguarding skills and advance your career.

Career path

If you want to ensure an abuse-free environment around you, then the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course is a perfect match for you. You can support adults suffering from different forms of abuse. You will have an excellent understanding of dementia care, diagnosis and several legislations associated with the support of victims.

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What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

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A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

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