QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults in a Health and Social Care Setting
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QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social Care is for candidates to understand the key principles of safeguarding adults. The qualification is aimed at those working in the health and social care sector. The qualification has been mapped against standard 10 of the Care certificate. provides those working with children and young people the knowledge on how to recognise and respond to cases of alleged or suspected abuse.
Who is the Course For?
Anyone working in Health and Social Care setting
Anyone that needs an understanding of safeguarding in an adult setting
- Key principles of legislation, codes of practice and policies which relate to the safeguarding of adults at risk
- Roles and responsibilities of those safeguarding and protecting individuals
- Why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse
- Common types of abuse
- Characteristics of different types of abuse
- Promoting an individual’s dignity and rights
- Importance of individualised, person centred care
- Ways in which individuals can be supported in keeping themselves safe.
- Sources of information and advice related to the prevention and protection of individuals
- How to report cases of suspected abuse
- Agencies with which information may be shared
- The importance of multi-agency working
- The QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social Care is for those aged over 18.
- It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 literacy or equivalent.
- There are no other prerequisites for this qualification.
6 guided learning hours (contact hours)
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:30 – 16:30
Face-to-face or Remote Learning
Maximum Learners Per Tutor
Multiple choice exam paper.
There is no requirement to requalify this course, however, learners should undertake regular CPD and some work settings will require staff to undergo refresher training on a regular basis.