CPD Safeguarding Adults and Children



Would any of your learners benefit from completing an online safeguarding course?

This short, auto-marked programme aims to give your learners the knowledge they need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children.

Upon completion of this online safeguarding course, your learners could progress on to one of our other courses, such as the Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People.


Section 1: Understanding the principles of safeguarding adults

In this section, your learners will cover the main types of abuse and harm that an individual is potentially at risk of experiencing, as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward with details of a case of abuse.

Section 2: Reducing the likelihood of abuse

Your learners will cover expected levels of dignity and rights within a care environment in this section. They will also examine the importance of individualised care, the various safeguarding policies in place and managing potential risks.

Section 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse

Your learners will explore the course of action to be taken if abuse of an adult is suspected, as well as local whistleblowing policy procedures.

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

In this section, your learners will cover possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged abuse, as well as legislation in place currently which relates to the sharing of information.

Section 5: Safeguarding children

Your learners will explore the procedures to follow, based on profession, if it is suspected that a child or young person is experiencing abuse.

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