With the knowledge and skills you will learn on this programme you can become competent in safeguarding vulnerable people within the adult health and social care sector.
You will achieve a nationally recognised qualification, pick up new abilities and further your personal and professional development.
You will also gather evidence of your competence and learn at a time that suits you without needing to attend college.
You will study the following units:
- Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
- Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
- Understanding duty of care in adult health and social care
- Understanding dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Information & support
The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of individuals are far-reaching.
A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015.
Enabling individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police.
Course fees & Duration
This course is fully funded for those who are 19+ and a UK/EU resident.