Welcome to the Safeguarding adults level 3 course. Throughout this course, you will explore effective safeguarding practices, including identifying signs of abuse, engaging in person-centred approaches, understanding legal and ethical responsibilities, and collaborating within a multidisciplinary framework.
By delving into real-life case studies, you will also gain the insights needed to contribute confidently to safeguarding efforts, ensuring the safety, well-being, and dignity of adults at risk.
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 procedures in adult safeguarding and knowing how to relate these to practice in order to meet clinical and legal requirements as required
Where undertaking forensic examinations as 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