Safeguarding Adults Level one

This Safeguarding Adults eLearning course provides staff in all roles within healthcare with an introduction to the key concepts and principles of safeguarding adults. The course uses a number of real-world scenarios across a range of healthcare settings and roles to stimulate discussion and reflection on how individual staff should consider safeguarding in their role.

Safeguarding adults legislation is updated regularly and this session will be kept up to date in this regard. This session may include information that you have not previously been taught.

What will learners get out of it?

By the end of this session, learners will be able to:

  • Define the term ‘safeguarding adults’
  • Understand the circumstances which may cause adults to be at risk of abuse
  • Identify and describe the different types of abuse that may effect adults who need care and support
  • Explain what is meant by the terms 'radicalisation' and 'extremism' and describe how an adult may be drawn into extremist activities
  • Explain how you can work towards preventing abuse by promoting dignity and well-being through your own practice
  • Describe how you can work in a person-centred and empowering way with adults
  • Explain how to raise concerns where abuse of an adult is suspected within, or outside, your organisation, and the roles that different organisations play
  • Discuss the key legislation and the role of policies and procedures relating to safeguarding adults in your own organisation

Who is this course for?

All staff including non-clinical managers and staff working in health care settings.


The session is followed by a multiple choice assessment designed to test learners' understanding of the course. Learning progress and test results can be tracked by managers for internal development and learners can keep a certificate of completion for CPD.


This course was designed with safeguarding specialists in the health sector. This course meets the outcomes for level 1 of the Core Skills framework dependent on your degree of contact with young people and/ or carers.

Duration & CPD Credits

45 mins

FAQ & Guidance

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Peace of Mind Guarantee

For your peace of mind, all Skills for Health eLearning comes with a 14 day money back guarantee. If you are not satisfied or decide the package is not for you for any reason, Skills for Health are happy to refund your payment in full (or cancel your invoice).

Other Safeguarding Courses

If you have some degree of contact with vulnerable adults and/ or carers, you may also be required to complete Safeguarding Adults at Levels 2 & 3. Skills for Health also offer Safeguarding Children courses as well as a combined Safeguarding Adults & Children bundle.

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If you are purchasing multiple courses for yourself or your organisation, you could save up to 87% with Skills for Health eLearning bundles. Find out more here.

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Angela McQuade (December 2016)
I really enjoyed this course. I found it informative and very good to work through.

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