- Course Code: USVC19VUL
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
As society ages, and advancements in medical treatments ensure longer lifespans, the risk of adults being vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation increases. This is why safeguarding vulnerable adults is crucial, on both an individual level and a community level.
It is important to learn and understand the different types of abuse that vulnerable adults may face, how to spot these types of abuse and how to prevent them from occurring.
People who take the time to learn about how to safeguard vulnerable adults benefit by learning how to protect a vulnerable part of society and ensure that it receives optimal care.
In this course, we will go into detail on how good safeguarding differs from poor safeguarding and patient care, the different types of abuse and what makes up each type of abuse.
We begin by explaining the differences between good and bad safeguarding methods.
Next, we explain the different types of abuse, how to spot the various forms of abuse and the benefits of good safeguarding practices.
Finally, we provide some steps to help you effectively safeguard vulnerable adults and offer tips and advice on what to do.
You Will Learn:
- The importance of safeguarding vulnerable adult patients
- The types of abuse and neglect
- How to spot and prevent these types of abuse
- The benefits of good safeguarding methods and tips to help improve safeguarding practices in various healthcare settings
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
- You will see how certain groups are often harmed
- You will learn how to assess and prevent these types of abuse
- You will be able to determine how to implement good safeguarding practices
- You will learn the importance of patients’ rights
Who can take the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.