Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults - Awareness (endorsed) Level 2
(BYTSYZ e-Learning assessed, externally certificated)
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17 hours 08 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)
If you are an individual candidate
OR contact us if you are an organisation and would like to open an account with us.
£75.00 + VAT
e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Assessment criterion based multiple choice questions with instant results.
All our courses conform to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) criteria.
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.
This endorsed online course refers specifically to the requirements for the protection of vulnerable adults from harm through abuse and neglect, which must be observed and followed by organisations such as:
As well as in public places and people's own homes.
In England alone, there are tens of thousands of workers operating at different levels, whilst coming into contact with or supporting vulnerable adults. These workers need to be fully aware of the issues surrounding the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults and the related safeguarding issues. As such, the course is suitable for all, including but not limited to:
Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. There are many adults at risk of harm from others, because they are 'vulnerable'. It is likely that many of those identified as vulnerable, receive some kind of care service.
Both abuse and abusers can take many forms. It is important to be able to define abuse and distinguish between its many types, patterns, signs and symptoms; in order to take action to reduce its occurrence.
Abuse and neglect can happen anywhere, including:
The Mental Capacity Act (2005) came into force in April 2007 and is designed to protect and restore power to those vulnerable people who lack the mental capacity to understand or to make informed choices. It is estimated that there are over two million people in England and Wales affected in this way.
Everyone has the right to feel safe; vulnerable adults may be harmed as a result of mistreatment, neglect or exploitation. Vulnerable adults may be abused or taken advantage of by those in a position of power over them. Adult abuse has a variety of types and patterns, which may occur on a daily basis. All types of abuse leads to some form of harm. Such abuse can take many forms including:
Every adult should have the right to:
Through this course we will look at all the above issues in more detail and examine what can be done in order to: