principles of safeguarding and protection in health and

principles of
safeguarding and protection
in health and social care
Who is the course for?
This unit is aimed at those who work in a wide range of settings. It introduces the important area
of safeguarding individuals from abuse, identifies different types of abuse and the signs and
symptoms that might indicate that abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be
particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged.
This course can be delivered as part of an employer’s induction for new staff members or
refresher training for existing members of staff and it is reflective of Standard 6 of the Common
Induction Standards (CIS) as directed by Skills for Care. The content has been taken directly
from the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification which is on the Qualifications
and Credit Framework (QCF). On successful completion, individuals will be awarded an
accredited unit certificate.
Course Content
Upon completion of this course, learners will...
• know how to recognise signs of abuse
• know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
• understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
• understand ways to reduce the liklihood of abuse
• know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
Delivery and Assessment
Delivery of this unit will be through classroom based taught sessions in a workshop format. ID
Training can facilitate this training over one day.
A minimum of 10 people are required for each session and the price per person is £45. Costs are
equal to £15 per credit in line with the Workforce Development Fund. If you don’t already access
this fund, advice and guidance can be provided.
For further information and to book please contact our Engagement Team on
0191 2303090 or email [email protected]