Safeguarding means protecting the health, well-being, and human rights of vulnerable persons, allowing them to live in a secure environment free of abuse and neglect. Everyone has a role to play in ensuring the safety of others. This Safeguarding Adults Level 2 course will give your staff the vital knowledge and skills to protect vulnerable adults from harm and abuse.
This Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 is for staff who have additional responsibilities in responding to safeguarding matters. Perfect for a more experienced member of a team who has already completed the introductory level 1 training course. This Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 training course will help learners gain knowledge and understanding of the ways in which vulnerable adults might be harmed, abused, or exploited.
It’s a statutory requirement for anyone working with vulnerable adults to have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding policies, legislation and guidance. This online Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Level 2 course covers key legislations, what safeguarding is, why safeguarding is important, how to recognise the signs of abuse, the responsibilities of different safeguarding roles, how to communicate effectively and how to handle safeguarding incidents and concerns.
The aim of this Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 training course is to greater increase your knowledge of adult safeguarding, protecting vulnerable people, and the relevant safeguarding legislation.
The key points covered in this course are:
What is safeguarding
Importance of safeguarding
Signs of abuse
Respond to a disclosure
Reporting safeguarding concern
Record keeping and confidentiality
Handling safeguarding incidents
Take a look at our common safeguarding questions below. Just click to expand the answers!
Our online Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 training course covers these questions in depth – enrol today and become certified easily!
Adult Safeguarding Level 2 training covers everything in level 1 but goes into more details about safeguarding policies, procedures, and different incidents.
It’s designed for staff who are in frequent contact with adults and want to build on their existing knowledge.
The 5 R's in safeguarding will help staff to recall the steps they should take if they ever have a safeguarding concern. They are:
- Recognise - Know the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect.
- Respond - Respond appropriately when you have a concern about abuse or neglect. Your safeguarding policy will detail the steps you should take to respond safely and effectively to any potential safeguarding issue.
- Report - Report your safeguarding concern to your designated safeguarding lead. You can often find who this person is in your safeguarding policy.
- Record - Ensure you record everything you have seen or heard in relation to the issue.
- Refer - Refer your concerns to the correct authority. It's normally your designated safeguarding lead that will report this, so it's best to make sure you pass on everything you have.
A safeguarding policy is a statement that shows what an organisation will do to keep their patients/service users safe from abuse and neglect. The policy should set out the procedures and steps to follow when reporting concerns of abuse, the organisation's commitment to protecting vulnerable adults and safeguarding legislation.
All businesses need a safeguarding policy and it should be reviewed annually and made available to the public.
The Safeguarding of Adults Level 1 online course is designed for entry level staff, you would need no prior knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults to complete this course. Some topics covered in the level 1 course are what is safeguarding, why is safeguarding so important, how to recognise the signs of abuse and how to report safeguarding concerns.
The Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 online course is designed for staff who have additional responsibilities in responding to safeguarding matters. It is assumed that staff completing level 2 training, may be a more experienced member of a team who has already completed the introductory level 1 training course. The Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 online course covers all of the topics the Safeguarding of Adults Level 1 does as well as the responsibilities of different safeguarding roles how to communicate effectively and how to handle safeguarding incidents and concerns.
Our Safeguarding of Adults Level 2 online training course is available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for care staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.
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