Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

All regional authorities are needed, by law, to record and monitor ‘safeguarding issues’ in their location. For the 2015/16 reporting year there were 186,860 reported issues in England alone. Of these, over 60 percent of the individuals at risk were aged 65 or over, and the most common kind of abuse was disregard or acts of omission, followed by physical abuse. Unfortunately, abuse was a contributing factor to the deaths of 60 people in this duration.

This accreditation explores 2 essential principles that everybody who works within health and social care should make every effort to maintain. The first principle is that of promoting and respecting a person’s dignity. The second concept is that of protecting a person’s right to live totally free from damage and abuse. These 2 fundamental concepts are interlinked.

Candidates will likewise check out problems relating to the responsibility of care within the context of adult health and social care, and get an understanding of possible disputes and dilemmas faced between the task of care and individuals’ rights.

Who’s it for?

This qualification is designed for a wide range of students who want to establish their understanding of the significance of self-respect and protection in adult health and social care context.

What are the advantages of doing this course?

In addition to achieving a nationally recognised qualification upon conclusion, candidates will be capable of acknowledging possible indications, symptoms, and signs of various kinds of abuse and the actions that must be taken if they believe that an individual is at danger of harm and abuse.

The course also provides employers with a structured training program that will meet the training needs of their staff members, providing assurance that personnel are geared up with the understanding they need to help secure individuals’ rights and to protect them from harm and abuse.

The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care comprises four mandatory units that are presented in two concise module workbooks:

 

Module A

Unit 01: Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care

Unit 02: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice

Module B

Unit 03: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care

Unit 04: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges

Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

Information for learning centres

Qualification reference number: 601/3119/6

Awarding organisation: NCFE CACHE 

Entry Requirements

Learners should be aged 16 and over, but otherwise there are no specific entry requirements for this programme.

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