Safeguarding Adults eLearning course

This Safeguarding Adults course will empower you with the expertise to protect and empower vulnerable adults. Our comprehensive program covers crucial topics, including recognising signs of abuse, effective reporting mechanisms, and best practices for intervention.

Working closely with individuals, you are often the most likely person to be told something or notice something of concern. We help you to understand what harm and abuse might look like and how to challenge any concerns you have.

This course forms part of the online care certificate. Complete the care certificate with Grey Matter Learning as part of our course offering.

  • Explain the term Safeguarding Adults
  • Explain your own role and responsibilities in safeguarding individuals
  • List the main types of abuse
  • Describe what constitutes harm
  • Explain why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse
  • Describe what constitutes restrictive practices
  • List the possible indicators of abuse
  • Describe the nature and scope of harm to, and abuse of, adults at risk
  • List a range of factors which have featured in adult abuse and neglect
  • Demonstrate the importance of ensuring individuals are treated with dignity and respect when providing health and care services
  • Describe where to get information and advice about your role and responsibilities in preventing and protecting individuals from harm and abuse
  • Describe how care environments can promote or undermine people's dignity and rights
  • Explain the importance of individualised, person-centred care
  • Explain how to apply the basic principles of helping people to keep themselves safe
  • Explain the local arrangements for the implementation of multi-agency Safeguarding Adult's policies and procedures
  • List ways in which the likelihood of abuse can be reduced by managing risk and focusing on prevention
  • Explain how a clear complaints procedure can reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Explain what to do if abuse of an adult is suspected; including how to raise concerns within local whistleblowing policy procedures
  • List relevant legislation, local and national policies and procedures which relate to Safeguarding Adults
  • Explain the importance of sharing information with the relevant agencies
  • Describe the actions to take if you experience barriers in alerting or referring to relevant agencies
This online Safeguarding training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Safeguarding Adults.We offer our courses for your LMS as SCORM files. Depending on the scope of what you need there may be a charge for this. Please connect to discuss it with us.
This course will take 60 Minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Safeguarding Adults eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Safeguarding Adults course

At the end of this online training, you will:

  • Understand the principles of Safeguarding Adults
  • Understand what constitutes harm and abuse
  • Reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • Respond to suspected or disclosed abuse
  • Protect people from harm and abuse

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.