Safeguarding Adults - Level 3

Skills for Health
Delivery Method: eLearning

This course highlights relevant competencies required where the staff engage in assessing, planning and evaluating the needs of adults where there are safeguarding concerns. This includes appropriate supervision of staff involved in actual or potential safeguarding issues, information gathering and making informed decisions. This is viewed within the context of the Care Act 2014 and related legislation and how each aspect fits within the safeguarding adults enquiry process.

Course Content
  • Identifying Safeguarding Concerns
  • Person-Centred Approach
  • Documenting Concerns and Managing Risks
  • Safeguarding Adults Referrals and Reviews
  • Learning From Experience

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify possible signs of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse or neglect using a person-centred approach
  • Undertake, where appropriate, a risk and/or harm assessment
  • Apply the lessons learnt from audit and serious case reviews/case management reviews/significant case reviews to improve practice
  • Deliver and receive supervision within effective models of supervision and/or peer review, and be able to recognise the potential personal impact of adult safeguarding on professionals
  • Document concerns in a manner that is appropriate for adult safeguarding protection and legal processes
  • Contribute to inter-agency assessments by gathering and sharing information
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues surrounding suspicion of adult abuse, harm and neglect and how to effectively manage uncertainty and risk
  • Contribute to / formulate and communicate effective care plans
  • Communicate effectively with adults at risk; in particular those with mental capacity issues, learning disability or communication needs
Accreditations and Endorsements

Developed originally in partnership with experts from North Bristol NHS Trust and the University of Manchester, with further CSTF updates from leading NHS Adult Safeguarding specialists. This course meets the outcomes for level 3 of the Core Skills Training Framework.

Duration & CPD

1 hour 25 mins approx.


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Other Safeguarding Courses

Skills for Health also offer Safeguarding Children courses as well as a combined Safeguarding Adults & Children bundle.

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