Safeguarding Adults

Course Overview

Completely updated for 2013

This course is suitable for workers in the health and social care sectors and has been mapped to the CQC Common Induction Standards.

This training course is for anyone who encounters adults at risk of abuse in the community, in a person's own home, in a hospital, in a day care or residential setting. This includes formal and informal carers, volunteers, health and social care professionals.

  • You can ensure you are trained adequately in the issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults at risk in just a few hours with this online training.
  • You will explore commonly held attitudes towards adults at risk and how these impact on the service provided.
  • You will discover how values and attitudes can block recognition and effect the decisions professionals make regarding taking action.
  • The training outlines the signs, indicators, definitions and types of abuse including unintentional harm.
  • The course also reflects on the law, including key legislation and guidance regarding issues of consent and duty of care.
  • Finally, it is explained what to do if you have any concerns, what your responsibility is, what happens next and the role and responsibility of managers.

This course includes scenarios to help you to think about what you would do in a given situation.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Overview
  • Relevant Regulations
  • Definitions and Useful Terms
  • Roles and Responsibilities


With 46 interactive screens– it is estimated (depending on learning speed) that this module will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete. However, as an e-learning course you can do in convenient stages and revisit when ever you wish as the system will record you progress throughout.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.

What our customers have said

Simplicity of navigating through the modules.I never felt I was bombarded with information, it was always presented in a way that was easy to understand and follow.
SM 14/11/2013

It is easy to follow, good links with legislation which I could read up on, or do further independent study. Interesting format clicking into screen information.
CT 04/12/2013

Easy to understand with good flow and diagrams which help you remember and ingrains a safeguarding culture within you.
CC 23/12/2013

How easy it was to scroll through the pages and I liked the practice questions they were very helpful.
PS 31/12/2013

Visually it was very straightforward. I was not bored or unstimulated by any of the content.
LD 09/01/2014

The interactive modules were very helpful. Good idea that one could go back if did not fully understand what was being asked.
TC 04/02/2014

I liked the extra information and sources given for the relevant legislation and case studies that will become useful in practice.
TK 07/02/2014

It was easy to use, not what I had been expecting. Also the graphics were fun and I liked the way it was interactive. Much better than going on a regular course.
NL 26/02/2014

The presentation of using images was a good method for me to remember the content particularly during the final assessment
CH 19/03/2014

Much easier to absorb information and relate , rather than be in a hot stuffy conference room.
GM 07/04/2014

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone Sales on 01943 885083.

How it Works

  • Complete the course online at your convenience
  • Pages from the course can be printed
  • Notes can be recorded
  • Notes can be recorded, and you can re-visit any part of the training, even after you have completed the course.
  • Course material has been broken down into chapters, making it easier to complete in your own time
  • The Learning Management System automatically tracks your progress, making it easy to pause and resume at a later time.

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