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Who is this for? This qualification is intended for those that are working in, or are looking to start work in health and social care. The qualification introduces the key principles associated with safeguarding adults at risk in a health and social care setting.

Level 2 Award In Safeguarding Adults In Health And Social Care (RQF)

DESCRIPTION

Who is this for? This qualification is intended for those that are working in, or are looking to start work in health and social care. The qualification introduces the key principles associated with safeguarding adults at risk in a health and social care setting.

Pre-Requisites: This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

This course will tech you to define key terms including:

  • Safeguarding
  • Harm
  • Restrictive practices
  • Identify key principles of legislation, codes of practice and policies which relate to the safeguarding of adults at risk
  • Outline the roles and responsibilities of those safeguarding and protecting individuals

Be able to identify those at risk from harm

  • Outline why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse
  • List common types of abuse
  • Identify the characteristics of different types of abuse

Know how to reduce the likelihood of abuse in health and social care

  • Describe how to promote an individual’s dignity and rights
  • Explain the importance of individualised, person centred care
  • Identify ways in which individuals can be supported in keeping themselves safe.
  • Identify sources of information and advice related to the prevention and protection of individuals

Know how to respond to suspicion or reports of abuse

  • Explain how to report cases of suspected abuse
  • List agencies with which information may be shared
  • Outline the importance of multi-agency working

Assessment methods
Candidates are assessed for this qualification using the following method:
Multiple choice question paper

Multiple choice question paper
A multiple-choice question paper is used to assess that candidates meet the required level of competence.
Candidates are required to score a minimum of 66% to be deemed competent.

PRE-REQUISITES

This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

description

Who is this for? This qualification is intended for those that are working in, or are looking to start work in health and social care. The qualification introduces the key principles associated with safeguarding adults at risk in a health and social care setting.

Pre-Requisites: This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

This course will tech you to define key terms including:

  • Safeguarding
  • Harm
  • Restrictive practices
  • Identify key principles of legislation, codes of practice and policies which relate to the safeguarding of adults at risk
  • Outline the roles and responsibilities of those safeguarding and protecting individuals

Be able to identify those at risk from harm

  • Outline why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse
  • List common types of abuse
  • Identify the characteristics of different types of abuse

Know how to reduce the likelihood of abuse in health and social care

  • Describe how to promote an individual’s dignity and rights
  • Explain the importance of individualised, person centred care
  • Identify ways in which individuals can be supported in keeping themselves safe.
  • Identify sources of information and advice related to the prevention and protection of individuals

Know how to respond to suspicion or reports of abuse

  • Explain how to report cases of suspected abuse
  • List agencies with which information may be shared
  • Outline the importance of multi-agency working

Assessment methods
Candidates are assessed for this qualification using the following method:
Multiple choice question paper

Multiple choice question paper
A multiple-choice question paper is used to assess that candidates meet the required level of competence.
Candidates are required to score a minimum of 66% to be deemed competent.

Pre-Requisites

This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

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