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

Our Dignity and Safeguarding Level 2 course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, and is valuable to those working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector.


Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care

In this unit you will learn about the national and local responsibilities in safeguarding and protection from abuse. You will study how to effectively recognise abuse and harm, as well as respond to possible cases of abuse or harm occurring within a health and social care environment.

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

Within this unit you will focus on dignity, self-worth and well-being and how these can be promoted through health and social care practice. You will also consider how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how principles of dignity can be applied – this section will further your understanding of how safeguarding can improve a person’s situation dramatically.

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

In this unit you will explore the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice. You will develop knowledge of dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the wide range of support advice available for resolving such instances.

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

Within this unit you will develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how best to resolve them and the support available in doing so.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.

  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

    Care Worker – up to £19,834

    Personal Care Assistant – up to £20,407

    Residential Support Worker – up to £20,417

    Full cost Direct debit Fully funded
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70 To be eligible you must:
  • Be 19 or over as of 31st August 2017
  • Have lived in the European Union for the past three years
  • Not be a current learner with The Skills Network or another provider
  • Learners must reside in England or Scotland
  • NOT have done the course of interest before.

  • Key Information

    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Awarding Body CACHE, TQUK
    Course Level 2 Level 2
    Funding Fully Funded
    Learning Method Online
    Paper
    Online Assessments
    Direct Debit



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