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Safeguarding Adults at Risk and Vulnerable Adults Level 3

Course Summary

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 course is perfect for designated safeguard leads. This course will bring you up to date with legislation, regulations and policies involved in safeguarding vulnerable adults. You will explore the key principles in safeguarding and how safeguarding guidance applies as well as exploring the impacts of long-term and short-term abuse on any individual. Our Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 course will also give you an overview about the main agencies involved in safeguarding and what their roles and responsibilities are within this area

Who should attend

This webinar at Level 3 on  Safeguarding adults at risk  and vulnerable adults should be completed by those who work with children including in education, community services, healthcare and social care services including:

  • NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff
  • Locum doctors and nurses
  • General Practitioners and GP locum staff
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs)
  • Social workers and social care support workers
  • Agency nurses
  • Agency workers
  • Healthcare assistants
  • Support workers

    Session Aims

  • The aims of this blended learning course Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 3 training course is to improve awareness and knowledge relating to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults at risk, particularly in health care and social care settings. This safeguarding adults course meets the requirements of the Care Act 2014 and the CQC Common Induction Standards. Also, this safeguarding course aims to:

      • Develop your understanding of the legislation regarding safeguarding adults
      • Improve  awareness of individual and professional responsibilities to support vulnerable adults in a way that lets them make their own choices
      • Prevent harm and reduce the risk of neglect or abuse to adults with living with care and support needs
      • Raise awareness so that health and social care staff and professionals understand ways of identifying, responding and preventing abuse and neglect

      Learning Outcomes :

      • what is meant by safeguarding and the importance of safeguarding training for those who work with vulnerable adults. You will also explore key principles of safeguarding and know how safeguarding applies.
      •  consider the legislation and policies that are in place to ensure individuals who are considered vulnerable are protected. You will also understand how legislation and procedures are applied by studying the jargon and key terms. You will also consider the roles and responsibilities of people who work with vulnerable adults.
      • examine the kinds of abuse that individuals may experience and what the abuse may involve and how the signs are identified. You will also explore what short and long term impacts of abuse may have on an individual.
      •  Have an overview of safeguarding by giving information about the main agencies involved in safeguarding and what their roles and responsibilities are.
      • examine the basic procedures that need to be carried when staff have initial concerns about an individuals safety. You will also consider what to do when an adult verbally alleges abuse and also take into account why individuals may not disclose abuse.
      •  how concerns should be reported when a member of staff has concerns or received allegations about existing abuse or abuse that is likely to take place, you will also take into consideration how reports should be made when professionals are suspected of involvement in abuse.
      •  how to record concerns and the kinds of information that a recorded concern should include. You will also study the body map, where physical abuse can be identified and how recorded allegations should be written.
      • examine what happens once a safeguarding referral has taken place and how it identifies that individual at risk
      • Providing strong leadership to make safeguarding integral to care, and on completion of the Safeguarding Adults at Risk – Level 3 training course, the learner will know more about: Using systems and standards to prevent and respond to neglect and abuseCare assistants
      • Whats Included
      • 3hr recorded webinar
      • Workbook to be completed while listening to the webinar (Please allocate 2-3 hrs to complete the workbook)
      • MCQs within the presentation that must be passed to achieve a certificate 
      • Specific Content for Level 3
      • Understanding legislature such as the Human Rights Act 2005, MCA, MHA and the Care Act 2014
      • Develop an understanding of compassionate leadership
      • NHS Safeguarding programmes, clinical reference groups and national safeguarding networks
      • NHS Safeguarding Accountability and Assurance Framework
      • Importance of adaptive conversations
      • Role of PREVENT
      • Exploitation, FGMModern Slavery and Human Trafficking, County Lines
      • Testing Inherent Jurisdiction, Liberty Protection Safeguards
      • LPA, Advanced Statements and Power of Attorney, Court of Protection
      • Self Neglect, Domestic Abuse
      • Barriers to good practice, challenging norms, unconscious bias
      • Contextual Safeguarding
      • Kenny Gibson
        • Kenny Gibson is the Deputy Director for NHS Safeguarding, overseeing several portfolios including tackling abuse, exploitation, radicalisation and violence. He leads nationally on Contextual Safeguarding; Trauma Informed Care; Prevent in the NHS and Child Protection Information System.

          Having begun his NHS career as a laundry assistant in 1980 at a mental health unit, Kenny was encouraged to become a nursing assistant and then trained as a nurse and then a midwife.

          Kenny has held various operational, management and strategic posts in both community and public health but always with nursing at the heart of these roles.

          Prior to becoming the Head of Safeguarding for NHS England, Kenny was the Head of Public Health Commissioning for London.

          Kenny is passionate about connecting with and listening to patients, carers and health practitioners in order to improve services and experiences within the NHS, as well as to empower people about their own well-being.

          Kenny was awarded his MBE in January 2022 for services to healthcare leadership.

          You can follow Kenny on Twitter at: @KennyGibsonNHS or @NHSSafeguarding

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          Mandatory Training ** This course can be accessed as stand alone module or as part of the:

        • Mandatory Training Bundle
        • Mandatory Training for Doctors and AHP’s
        • Mandatory Trainingfor Nurses
        • Mandatory Trainingfor HCA’s

This is a stand alone course for enhanced Safeguarding Adults Level 3

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Enrolled: 215 students
Duration: 8hr
Lectures: 3
Video: 3hrs
Level: Beginner