Level 2 accredited Safeguard Adults at Risk of Harm

Endeavour Care Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

In the current pandemic of COVID 19. We can also arrange any course to be delivered to you and your staff via webinar. 20 delegates for 3 hours £150

Who is the course for?

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of the subject, enabling an understanding of Safeguarding vulnerable adults at risk of harm, to recognise signs and symptoms and how to prevent further abuse.

What is it mapped to?

Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting.

What does the course include?

The aims of this training course are for learners to understand;

  • Abuse and neglect
  • Domestic Violence
  • Criminal offences
  • The abuse of power
  • Violating rights
  • Types of abuse
  • Signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Patterns of abuse
  • Dignity and respect
  • Boundaries
  • Listening skills
  • Responding correctly
  • No secrets
  • Whistle blowing
  • Prevent’ and Radicalisation

Who is a vulnerable adult?

A vulnerable adult is a person 18 years old or over; who:

  • Is or may be in need of community care services by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; and
  • Is or may be unable to take care of themselves, or is unable to protect themselves from significant harm or serious exploitation.

This may include a person who:

  • Has a physical or sensory disability; including people Who are physically frail or have a chronic illness
  • Has a mental illness, including dementia
  • Has a learning disability Is old and frail
  • Misuses drugs or alcohol
  • Has social or emotional problems, or whose behaviour challenges services

What is abuse

Abuse is a violation of a person's human, civil or legal rights by another person or persons. Abuse can be a single act or repeated acts. It may be deliberate, accidental or a failure to do something. Abuse may involve the vulnerable adult being persuaded to do
something they would not or could not choose to do.

Where can abuse happen?

  • In a vulnerable adults own home
  • In a residential or nursing care home
  • In hospital
  • In day centres
  • In a family members home

The key principles of Adult Safeguarding are:

  • Empowerment – person-led decisions and informed consent.
  • Prevention – it is better to take action before harm occurs.
  • Proportionality – the least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
  • Protection – support and representation for those in greatest need.
  • Partnership –local solutions through services working with their communities. Communities have a part to play in preventing, detecting and reporting neglect and abuse.
  • Accountability – transparency in delivering safeguarding.

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate
Course Length

3 Hours

Number of Attendees

Attendees minimum 6 to maximum 15


This training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.


All delegates will receive an Advantage accredited certificate.

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Dates available on arrangement

Endeavour Care Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

A discount of £100 is given if 2 courses are booked for the same day

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