NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

Description

A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015. The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, well-being and human rights of individuals are far-reaching. Allowing individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the fundamentals of safeguarding is essential for anyone working in adult health and social care.

What will you learn
  • 1.

    Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • 2.

    Relevant to a wide range of care settings

  • 3.

    Further your personal and professional development

  • 4.

    Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college


Duration: 4 Weeks

Course Units

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of issues relating to safeguarding adults in health and social care. Learners will explore current legislation and explain the roles of different agencies involved in protecting
individuals from abuse or harm. The learner will know how to recognise potential and actual abuse, and take action in the event of disclosed, suspected or alleged abuse or harm. The unit will help learners to understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse or harm and sources of information and support available.
This unit aims to establish some of the key principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice. In this unit learners will explore issues relating to dignity, self-worth and well-being. The learner will know how to apply the principles of dignity and gain an understanding of the importance of professional relationships for supporting dignity in service provision.
In this unit learners will explore issues relating to duty of care within the context of adult health and social care. The learner will gain an understanding of possible conflicts and dilemmas faced between duty of care and individuals’ rights. They will also be able to recognise and report unsafe practice and understand the impact of own actions on individuals and others.
In this unit learners will explore potential dilemmas and issues of public concern in adult health and social care. This unit will help learners identify wider issues and how media reporting and people’s perception has i
mpacted on adult health and social care practice and changes to service delivery.