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Safeguarding Children (Awareness) - for Health and Social Care

Sanctuary Training

Safeguarding Children (Awareness) - for Health and Social Care

£18.00

Introduction

This engaging and informative course is an ideal introduction to safeguarding children, and particularly targeted at those working in health care settings across the UK. Not only does it meet the national minimum training standards for Safeguarding Children at Level 1*, it’s a perfect refresher for more experienced staff in this field.

Audience

This level 1 course is aimed at:

  • All staff in health care settings
  • New members of staff in Healthcare Support Worker roles
  • New members of staff in Adult Social Care Worker roles
  • Any staff members who provide direct care to patients or individuals needing support

This course will also be useful for:

  • Staff moving into new roles within their organisation
  • Refreshing the knowledge of any member of staff’

Summary

This well thought out, five part course combines practice based scenarios and focused questions with informative video’s to help to bring the content to life. The 5-10 minute units cover:

  • Child maltreatment
  • Affect of parental, family and carer factors: domestic abuse, mental and physical ill-health, substance and alcohol abuse
  • Acting on concerns and importance of information sharing
  • Online risks
  • Legislation

As the knowledge element of standard 11 of the Care Certificate is covered, you can also be reassured that on completion you’ll have an increased understanding of issues surrounding safeguarding and most importantly, how to deal with suspected abuse.

* This course meets the national minimum training standards for Safeguarding Children at Level 1 as set out in “Safeguarding Children and Young people: roles and competences for health care staff.” (Intercollegiate Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2014). You will learn:

You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.

Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • Child maltreatment in its different forms
  • The relevance of parental, family and carer factors such as domestic abuse, mental and physical ill-health, substance and alcohol misuse
  • What to do if there are concerns about child maltreatment
  • The importance of sharing information
  • What to do if concerns aren’t taken seriously or you face barriers to referring a child or family
  • Risks associated with being online

 


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