The health sector can make a positive contribution towards safeguarding those that might be less able to protect themselves from harm, neglect or abuse. Central to effective safeguarding management are trustful and supportive relationships, based upon dignity and respect, between patients, their families and healthcare staff.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate safeguarding adults at risk level 2
- Recognise what constitutes harm, abuse and neglect and be able to identify any signs of harm, abuse or neglect
- Be able to Respond to concerns to ensure effective advocacy is provided when required and know your professional role, responsibilities and professional boundaries
- Be able to identify the appropriate and relevant information to be Reported and how to share it with others
- Be able to Record safeguarding concerns in a format that informs the relevant staff and agencies appropriately and how to maintain appropriate records
- Be able to Refer to social care in accordance with organisational policy