Have you ever thought about how you could help protect innocent and vulnerable people who might be suffering from abuse, harm or neglect within the adult health and social care industry? In 2013, a total of 176,000 safeguarding alerts were reported to councils with adult social services responsibilities. One third of these cases involved physical abuse or neglect, making this the most common cause of safeguarding alerts.
Level 2 in Dignity and Safeguarding course content
This course is split into manageable units. These are:
Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
This unit introduces the national and local contexts of safeguarding and protection from abuse, and learners will look at recognising abuse and harm, responding to possible cases of abuse or harm occurring within a health and social care setting.
Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practices
Learners will focus on dignity, self-worth and well-being, and how they can be promoted through health and social care practice, considering how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how principle of dignity can be applied.
Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
This unit explores the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice. Learners will develop knowledge on the dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the support and advice available for resolving dilemmas.
Unit 4:Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Within this unit, learners will develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how to resolve them and the support available when dealing with dilemmas.
Who is the Level 2 Dignity and Safeguarding course aimed at?
This qualification will provide students with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding within and can help you to begin, progress or develop a career in this sector.
What kind of the Level 2 Dignity and Safeguarding courses are available?
This course is offered by The Skills Network. The course is part paper-based and part online distance learning, with an online assessments throughout.
This course runs over 10 to 16 weeks.
After completing the Level 2 Dignity and Safeguarding course
Graduates o this course will be able to work within the social care sector, offering aid and advice to elderly patients and people who are vulnerable.
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