Designed for primary care staff to assist with their understanding of safeguarding adults and how to apply this understanding to their work.
Contains a case study and multiple-choice questions.
During this course you will
be able to identify possible signs of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse or neglect using a person-centred approach;
be able to identify adults experiencing abuse, harm or neglect who have caring responsibilities, for other adults or children and make appropriate referrals;
be able to demonstrate a clear understanding, as appropriate to role, of forensic procedures6 in adult safeguarding and knowing how to relate these to practice in order to meet clinical and legal requirements as required;
learn where undertaking forensic examinations are part of their role, be able to demonstrate an ability to undertake forensic procedures and know how to present the findings and evidence to legal requirements;
be able to undertake, where appropriate, a risk and/or harm assessment;
know how to communicate effectively with adults at risk in particular those with mental capacity issues, learning disability or communication needs;
know how to contribute to, and make considered judgements about how to act to safeguard an adult at risk;
know how to contribute to / formulate and communicate effective care plans for adults who have been or may be subjected to abuse, harm or neglect;
demonstrate an understanding of the issues surrounding suspicion of adult abuse, harm and neglect and to know how to effectively manage uncertainty and risk;
know how to appropriately contribute to inter-agency assessments by gathering and sharing information;
be able to document concerns in a manner that is appropriate for adult safeguarding protection and legal processes;
know how to undertake documented reviews of your own (and/or team) adult safeguarding, as appropriate to role. This can be undertaken in various ways, such as through audit, case discussion, peer review, and supervision and as a component of refresher training;
know how to deliver and receive supervision within effective models of supervision and/or peer review, and be able to recognise the potential personal impact of adult safeguarding on professionals;
know how to apply the lessons learnt from audit and serious case reviews/case management reviews/significant case reviews to improve practice;
know how to advise others on appropriate information sharing;
know how to appropriately contribute to serious case reviews/case management reviews/significant case reviews, and domestic homicide review processes;
know how to obtain support and help in situations where there are safeguarding problems requiring further expertise and experience;
know how to participate in and chair multidisciplinary meetings as required;
demonstrate the skills required to participate in a safeguarding enquiry.
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Safeguarding Adults - Level 3
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