Safeguarding Adults (Level 2)
Are you totally on top of your adult safeguarding responsibilities? On this engaging, thorough and up-to-date course you will learn about its importance, the duties of public bodies such as local authorities, how to work with family and friends, and how to prevent harm from occurring.
This course is intended for the following groups of people who have a duty of care for adults:
- Those who have particular specialist adult safeguarding responsibilities
- Professional advisers and designated leads for adult safeguarding
- Operational managers of services for adult safeguarding
- Senior managers responsible for the strategic management of services for adult safeguarding
- Members of Local Safeguarding Adults Boards
The course explains the duties of key players involved in safeguarding – such as local authorities, NHS, Police and care providers. You will learn about the importance of a person-centred approach, the legal requirement to share information to prevent abuse and neglect, and about enquiries – who conducts them, why, when, and what they take into account.
You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.
The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and refresher guides.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:
- Who is primarily responsible for safeguarding
- What the duties are for local authority staff
- The importance of a person-centred approach
- The ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ programme
- The duties of the Local Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs)
- The duties for the NHS, Police, care providers and other agencies
- The law in relation to sharing information
- The importance of sharing information to prevent abuse and neglect
- What to do if a person does not want to share information
- What to share with family and friends
- The seven golden rules for information sharing
- When an enquiry should take place, the purpose and what it should take into account
- Who can carry out an enquiry
- What happens after an enquiry
- Safeguarding plans