The Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course will teach you how to protect and help any individual in your care who could be susceptible to abuse. You’ll learn legal rights and abilities that you possess to ensure that defenseless members of society are not exploited.
This comprehensive safeguarding course explains how to communicate with individuals at risk and safely report your concerns to appropriate authorities. The full legalities and your moral responsibilities will be covered in detail and could help identify those who may need support that they have not yet received.
By enrolling in this online course, you will become confident and skilled enough to support and guide those adults who may suffer from neglect or abuse, towards a better future. This will especially be of use to those working in the social care sector and aspire to customer-facing roles.
Who is this Course for?
This course is highly recommended for those who work as a practitioner, advisor, or professional in the UK social care system. It could also be of great use to those who act as carers or have contact with vulnerable adults. The only qualification needed for the course is that you are over 16.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Method of Assessment:
Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.
On completion of this course, you will receive a validated certificate to confirm your knowledge of protecting and interacting with vulnerable adults. This will give you a massive advantage in applying for positions in the social or health care system, as someone who can work or teach adults deemed as being at risk.
|Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults|
|Introduction to Safeguarding||00:30:00|
|Mental Capacity Act 2005||00:30:00|
|Other Key Legislations||00:30:00|
|Responding to Safeguarding Alerts||00:30:00|
|Protocol of Information Sharing||00:30:00|
|Psychology of Older Age|
|What is ‘Developmental Psychology’?||00:05:00|
|What is ‘Gerontology’?||00:09:00|
|What we consider as ‘old age’||00:09:00|
|What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens||00:08:00|
|Common stereotypes of older people||00:08:00|
|How stereotyping affects older people||00:08:00|
|Life stages and Theories||00:11:00|
|What do we look forward to in our older age?||00:06:00|
|Mental Capacity Act (MCA)|
|Introduction to MCA||00:15:00|
|Statutory Principles & Their Applications||00:15:00|
|How to Help People to Make Their Own Decisions||00:20:00|
|How to Assess Mental Capacity||00:30:00|
|What ‘Best Interests’ Mean?||00:45:00|
|Protection for the People Providing Treatment or Care||01:00:00|
|Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)||01:00:00|
|Role of the Court of Protection and Court-appointed Deputies||01:00:00|
|Advance decisions to Refuse Treatment||01:00:00|
|The New Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service||01:00:00|
|Mental Health and Old Age|
|Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia||00:09:00|
|Chronic illness and Disabilities||00:08:00|
|Substance abuse (addictions)||00:06:00|
|Improving Health and Wellbeing|
|The effects of exercising||00:09:00|
|Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age?||00:09:00|
|What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’?||00:08:00|
|Caring for older people||00:06:00|
|Awareness and Misunderstanding||00:30:00|
|Symptoms of Dementia||00:10:00|
|Prevention and Treatment||00:05:00|
|The Impact Of Stigma||01:00:00|
|Caring for Dementia Victims||00:20:00|
|Home Adaptations for People with Dementia||01:00:00|
|Mock Exam- Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults||00:20:00|
|Final Exam- Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults||00:20:00|
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