Safeguarding concerns the wide-ranging measures taken to protect groups such as children, young people, and vulnerable adults from abuse, harm and neglect. Naturally, different groups have diverse needs; however, these groups are the most at risk as they have limited resources to keep themselves safe.
Anyone who works with or has responsibility for these groups needs to understand their role in safeguarding. For all organisations involved in health and social care, safeguarding is a legal obligation. Core legislation includes The Children Act 1989, the Children and Social Work Act 2017, the Care Act 2014, and the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. The Data Protection Act and other legislation are also crucial.
Online Safeguarding Training
Safeguarding training is mandatory for those who work with vulnerable groups. This ensures that safeguarding principles and practices are understood and implemented in all relevant settings. Online safeguarding courses provide the ideal way for healthcare professionals and ancillary staff to gain the necessary knowledge and accreditation they need in their own time and at their own pace.
Our online safeguarding courses are tailored to all individuals, including healthcare professionals, ancillary workers and domestic staff, who have responsibilities towards vulnerable adults, young adults, and children. Courses are available at all levels and are ideal for all staff throughout the health and social care sector from new starters through to seasoned professionals including designated referrers, investigators, investigation chairs; and operational and strategic managers of safeguarding issues.
Benefits of our online Safeguarding courses include:
- Improve your career prospects.
- Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
- Study online from anywhere.
- Study at your own pace.
- Download and print your recognised Safeguarding certificate on successful completion.
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