Dignity In Health And Social Care

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care



Would any of your learners benefit from completing a dignity and safeguarding course?

This qualification aims to develop your learners’ knowledge of safeguarding adults in health and social care settings. This course contains four units, in which your learners will be introduced to understanding safeguarding, the principles of dignity, duty of care and dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care.

Upon completion of this dignity and safeguarding course, your learners could progress on to study the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Social Care. Our Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care is the ideal first step for your learners to take towards a career in the health and social care sector.


By completing this dignity and safeguarding course, learners will explore the following:

Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care

In this unit your learners will learn about safeguarding in national and local contexts and protection from abuse, and how to recognise and respond to possible cases of abuse or harm in a health and social care setting.

Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice

Within this unit your learners will focus on dignity, self-worth and well-being and how these can be promoted through health and social care practice. They will also look at how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how principles of dignity can be applied.

Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care

This unit will explore the meaning of ‘duty of care’ and how it influences health and social care practice. Learners will develop their knowledge on the dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the support and advice available for resolving dilemmas.

Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

In this unit your learners will develop an understanding of the dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how to resolve them and the types of support available when dealing with dilemmas.

Most recent customer reviews

Edward Mensah

1 year ago

"Detailed knowledge with practical experience."

Edward chose to study this course to update his current knowledge of safeguarding.

'To update my knowledge of safeguarding.'
'Detailed knowledge with practical experience.'
'In-depth analysis of situations.'

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