Safeguarding Adults: Level 1
Safeguarding is a term used to describe the actions needed to protect adults at risk from abuse or neglect. It is an important shared priority of all health services and a key responsibility of local authorities.
This module will introduce you to the different types of abuse, how to raise concerns about someone you work with, and managing disclosure from an adult at risk. Learners will be able identify who is at risk of harm or abuse, gain understanding on the various types of abuse, what the signs of abuse are as well as understanding the right and best approach for taking action.
Learning Outcomes for this module include:
Defining of adults at risk
Understanding the role of dignity and respectful practice in safeguarding
examining the different types of abuse.
ITools to determine what action you should take when someone discloses abuse and how and when to share that information.
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