CPD Safeguarding Adults and Children

The Skills Network

Program Description

CPD Safeguarding Adults and Children

The Skills Network

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to safeguarding, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.

Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

  • Place of study: Learn from home
  • Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams
  • Course duration: An average of 2 hours.

Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course.

Course Content

Section 1: Understanding the principals of safeguarding adults

This section covers the main types of abuse and harm as well as the importance of being 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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 16, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
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Open Enrollment
2 hours
Part time
Full time
25 GBP
Start date Open Enrollment
United Kingdom London, England
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Duration 2 hours
Price 25 GBP