Distance Learning Courses

Dignity And Safeguarding In Adult Health And Social Care Principles Certificate (QCF)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Offsite
  • Qualification

    Distance Learning Courses
  • Subject

    Distance Learning
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks
  • Age

    Adult

Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Topics

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015. The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, well-being and human rights of individuals are far-reaching. Allowing individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the fundamentals of safeguarding is essential for anyone working in adult health and social care.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will learn:

    - Unit 1 - Understand Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care;
    - Unit 2 - Principles of Dignity in Adult Health and Social Care Practice;
    - Unit 3 - Understand Duty of Care in Adult Health and Social Care;
    - Unit 4 - Understand Dilemmas and Public Concerns in Adult Health and Social Care.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Further information

Learner Benefits:

- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification;
- Relevant to a wide range of care settings;
- Further your personal and professional development;
- Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.

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