Safeguarding Adults and Children CPD

The Skills Network
Course summary
4 hours
25 GBP
Next available date: Start anytime - Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance
The Skills Network

Course description

Safeguarding Adults and Children CPD - Short Online Course - The Skills Network

This short, auto-marked programme is ideal for your staff to develop their knowledge of key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children.

Beneficial for all who work in the health and social care sector or related fields, this CPD certified course evidences your business’s commitment to safeguarding and increases your employees’ general knowledge.

The course is available online, giving your staff the freedom to choose when and where they learn. With auto-marked assessments, learners receive instant feedback.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is ideal for individuals who currently work in or are planning to work in a social care setting or anyone working in a setting where they work closely with children or vulnerable adults including schools or support services.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learners successfully completing this course will achieve a nationally recognised CPD certified qualification.

Training Course Content

This course is split into 5 manageable sections:

Section 1: Understanding the principals of safeguarding adults

This section covers the main types of abuse and harm as well as the importance of ensuring are treated with dignity and respect

Section 2: Reducing the likelihood of abuse

This section covers dignity and rights within a care environment as well as the importance of individualised care, safeguarding policies and managing risk

Section 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse

This section explores what to do if abuse of an adult is suspected as well as local whistle blowing policy procedures.

Section 4: Protecting people from harm and abuse- locally and nationally

This section covers possible barriers in alerting or referring relevant agencies as well as legislation and the sharing of information.

Section 5: Safeguarding children

This section explores what procedures to follow based on profession if a child or young person is suspected of being abused.

Why choose The Skills Network

Extensive range of online courses

Over 30,000 learners gaining accredited qualifications each year

Award-winning learning solutions



The cost of this course is £25 per person.

Full customer service support is provided throughout the course.

About provider

The Skills Network

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