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Are you totally on top of your adult safeguarding responsibilities?
On this engaging, thorough and up-to-date course you will learn about its importance, the duties of public bodies such as local authorities, how to work with family and friends, and how to prevent harm from occurring.
Work with adults at risk? Got responsibilities for adult safeguarding (as either a professional adviser or operational/strategic manger)?
This informative and wide-ranging course will help you identify risk, learn the importance of prevention, and determine appropriate intervention.
This course complies with Level 1 Social Care and Levels 1 & 2 Healthcare.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been a criminal offence in the UK since 1985. But there’s a growing issue around British children being taken abroad by UK nationals for FGM, something which was additionally outlawed in 2003. The NSPCC estimates there are around 137,000 women and girls affected by FGM in England and Wales.
This course covers everything relating to FGM over four informative modules.
Develop your knowledge of Aphasia, the language disorder that affects the lives of over 370,000 UK residents.
Although Aphasia is a less well known condition, it has a huge impact on a person’s life by impairing both their ability to understand and express language.
How do you manage Aphasia? What’s the best way to communicate and care with sufferers? This course answers these questions and many more.
Develop your knowledge of gangs and youth violence with this comprehensive e-learning course.
Understand what gangs are and what they do, the extent of the problem, the part women and girls play in gangs, and what can be done to prevent gang recruitment and safeguard at-risk youth.
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards protects the most vulnerable individuals who reside in hospitals and care homes.
It plays an important role in prevent unlawful deprivation of liberty occurring. Here, you’ll learn about the MCA DoLS framework and how it offers safeguards against this.
From the basics through to referring someone you suspect is a victim of abuse, this Safeguarding Adults (Levels 1 and 2) bundle has it all.
Learn what adult safeguarding means, how to identify abuse, the impact of the Mental Capacity Act when supporting vulnerable adults, and ultimately, how to propose an enquiry.
If you’re caring for someone, can you be certain that the decisions you are making are in their best interests and do you know where the law stands regarding these decisions? The Mental Capacity Act 2005 outlines the things you need to research, consider and assess before you make choices based on their mental capacity.
This mental capacity training course outlines everything you need to know about the Mental Capacity Act 2005 over four modules.
Substance misuse is a complex issue, affecting not only the individuals involved but their friends, families and the people they come into contact with.
Substance abuse can result in lowered educational outcomes, compromised health and danger to the public and affect not only the user but the people around them too.
Each of the three main topics – mental illness, dementia, and learning disability – are discussed separately and strategies that enable individuals to live as they choose, are introduced.
Particular concerns are addressed, such as hate crime, and the stigma of mental illness.
Reablement is a free service that helps people learn or re-learn the skills necessary for daily living.
These skills may have been lost or reduced through deterioration in health and / or increased support needs.
Learn about the process and ethos behind reablement in this short course.
Get a grip of the basic principles of safeguarding for adults with this short course aimed at health and social care professionals.
If you’re working in elderly protective services or just need a grounding in safeguarding adults procedures, this course will help you understand how to recognise and prevent abuse of vulnerable adults.
We offer a series of courses about safeguarding adults, ranging from awareness courses for a number of diseases and health conditions, to eating disorders, hate crimes, domestic abuse, and end of life care.
Many of these courses will be useful for those regularly working with vulnerable adults in need of care or attention, but they also contain useful information for those looking to help out a family member or friend in need. The level 1 courses contain basic knowledge, while the level 2 courses are geared towards those working with adults on a daily or weekly basis and therefore require more in-depth knowledge.
Safeguarding Adults Level 1 provides a healthy overview for anyone working with adults at risk. If you’re responsible for adult safeguarding, these courses will help you to identify risk, learn the importance of prevention and determine appropriate intervention. This course will cover abuse and neglect in all its different forms and how to respond to them.
Safeguarding Adults Level 2 is an advanced course for those who already feel they have the basic knowledge needed to be a successful caregiver or employee in this space. You’ll walk through the duties of some of the key players involved in safeguarding, including local authorities, the NHS, police and care providers. You’ll also learn about the importance of adopting a person-centered approach and the legal requirement to share information in order to prevent abuse and neglect.
If you’re looking into a specific diseases, disorders or conditions, a few of our courses may provide the information you need.
A look at our Parkinson’s Disease Awareness course, Dementia Awareness course, Stroke Awareness course, Epilepsy Awareness course and Aphasia course will provide a basic overview of causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. You’ll also find information on the different stages of each condition, the issues you might face in each situation and recommendations on how to cope. Many of these courses provide additional resources to learn more about the specific topic, in case you want to continue learning.
A few of our 12 courses also offer insight into more specific cases, for those who have been through traumatic events such as human trafficking and modern day slavery, or honour based violence and forced marriage. These courses provide a deeper look into these issues, and how to help someone (a patient or otherwise) cope or move forward in a meaningful way. They’re designed for those working closely with victims, which in this case might be social workers, healthcare workers, care workers or university staff and teachers.
In addition to the courses mentioned above, we also offer a variety of courses discussing common problems faced by adults in the UK, including domestic abuse, eating disorders, and substance misuse. Between all 12 courses surrounding the topic of adult safeguarding, we think you’ll find a few to suit your e-learning training needs.