Protection of Adults and Safeguarding from Abuse

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Delivery Method: eLearning

Keeping adults safe from abuse is called safeguarding and is an essential part of working with vulnerable adults and in other health and social care roles. This course will help learners to understand the different types of abuse, the signs, and what they can do to help bring awareness of abuse to the attention of others.

The aim of this course is to introduce you to the following:

  • Explain the principles of safeguarding adults
  • State procedures for reducing the likelihood of abuse
  • Respond to suspected or disclosed abuse
  • Summarise legislation protecting people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally
  • Outline your role in relation to safeguarding adults

This course is organized into the following modules.

Module 1 – Legislation

In this module, you will learn about:

  • Defining abuse
  • The Human Rights Act
  • Regional legislation
  • Company policies
  • Recruitment

Module 2 – Recognising abuse

In this module, you will learn about:

  • Recognising abuse
  • The different types of abuse
  • Principles underpinning all adult safeguarding work

Module 3 – The three steps

In this module, you will learn about:

  • The three steps to support
  • Complaints and whistle-blowing

Module 4 – Abuse comes in different forms

In this module, you will learn about:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding children
  • Available support

Exams and Accreditation Features

  • This course is accredited by The CPD Standards Office.
  • Our Online test will be multiple choice. You can retake the test at no extra cost to improve your grade.
  • An accredited certificate is awarded upon completion which enable you to obtain certified CPD hours.

E-Learning Format

This eLearning is accessed through a dedicated learner portal. Your course material is presented in an interactive and easy to follow presentation enabling you to study at your own pace.

The course is divided into simple sections with a short quiz at the end of each to test your knowledge. Once you have progressed through each of the course sections you can complete an end of course quiz which consists of multiple-choice questions based on the material that you have studied.

Once you have passed the course you can download your fully accredited CPD certificate (PDF format) directly from your learning account.

Duration and Time Limit

The course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete, although there is no time limit and you can do it in your own time and in stages.


Completing this course is the perfect way to prove your knowledge. The certificate achieved is fully registered with the CPD Group.

You don’t need to have any previous training to do this course.

In order to complete this course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple-choice quiz.


  • 100% Pass Rate.
  • Easy to complete.
  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your accredited CPD certificate on successful completion.

Course Compatibility

All our courses are fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed our courses to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices.

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