In 2013, a total of 176,000 safeguarding alerts were reported to councils with Adult
Social Services responsibilities. One third of these cases involved physical abuse
and neglect, making this the most common cause of safeguarding alerts.
Have you ever thought about how you could help protect innocent and vulnerable people who
might be suffering from abuse, harm or neglect within the adult health and social care industry?
This qualification will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and
safeguarding, which could help reduce these shocking statistics?
The course covers the following units:
Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practices
Understanding duty of care in adult health and social care
Understanding dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Gain a nationally recognised qualification
Courses are delivered as distance learning allowing learners to choose when and where to study
Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed
Create a long- standing career pathway within the health & social care industry
Learners must have:
A genuine interest in the subject