This Online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL / Safeguarding Adults Designated Safeguarding Lead training course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, prevent, and respond to abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults. The course aims to raise awareness about the signs of abuse, empower individuals to take appropriate action, and ensure the well-being and safety of vulnerable adults in various settings in line with the CQC.
Here are some key components that are covered in this Online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults level 3 DSL training course:
Understanding Vulnerability, Recognising Abuse and Neglect, Legal and Ethical Considerations, Reporting and Responding to Concerns, Risk Assessment and Management, Multi-Agency Collaboration and Support and Intervention.
Who should enrol on this Online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL course
This Online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL | Designated Safeguarding Lead | Online DSL Training course has been created to work best with settings such as and not limited to Care Homes, Nurses, Higher Education Establishments, Schools, Academies, Universities, Sports Centres, Sports Teams, Leisure centres, Clinics, Surgeries, Dentists, Health Centres and lone workers.
Certification – Online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL course
This online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL course also referred to as Designated Safeguarding Lead course / Online DSL Training is accredited by The CPD Group as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also built inline with Ofsted recommendations, Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working together to Safeguard Children.
On successful completion of this course you will be immediately able to print off your quality assured certificate – which will rest in your account until your certificate expiry date. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
CQC, Ofsted, ISI, ISA, HMIE, Estyn, Sports and Medical regulating bodies.
What does this course cover
- Understanding Vulnerability: Participants learn about the different types of vulnerability, including physical, mental, and emotional vulnerabilities, and how they can impact an individual’s ability to protect themselves from abuse.
- Recognising Abuse and Neglect: The course educates participants on the different forms of abuse, such as physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and neglect. It focuses on identifying signs and indicators of abuse, as well as understanding the impact of abuse on vulnerable adults.
- Legal and Ethical Considerations: Participants gain knowledge about the relevant legislation and policies related to safeguarding vulnerable adults. This includes understanding their legal responsibilities, duty of care, confidentiality, and the importance of working within ethical frameworks.
- Reporting and Responding to Concerns: The course covers the procedures for reporting suspected abuse or neglect. Participants learn how to document incidents, maintain confidentiality, and appropriately escalate concerns to the relevant authorities or designated safeguarding officers.
- Risk Assessment and Management: Participants are trained in conducting risk assessments to identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. This includes understanding the factors that contribute to vulnerability and implementing preventive measures.
- Multi-Agency Collaboration: The course emphasises the importance of collaborative working across different agencies and organisations involved in safeguarding vulnerable adults. Participants learn about effective communication, information sharing, and the roles and responsibilities of various professionals involved in safeguarding.
- Support and Intervention: Participants are educated about the support services available for vulnerable adults, including advocacy services, counselling, and helplines. The course highlights the importance of providing appropriate support and intervention to help victims recover from abuse.
Approx. 4 hours to complete / Progress automatically saved.
Assessment – Multiple choice questions / Pass Mark 75%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don’t pass then don’t panic! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra cost.
Valid for 2 Years. Download and print your certificate.
The aims / learner outcomes of the Online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 3 DSL course
- Understanding the Role of a Designated Safeguarding Lead: Learners will gain a clear understanding of the responsibilities and duties of a designated safeguarding lead in relation to safeguarding vulnerable adults. This includes understanding the legal and regulatory frameworks that govern safeguarding practices.
- Knowledge of Safeguarding Legislation and Policies: Learners will become familiar with the relevant legislation, policies, and guidance related to safeguarding vulnerable adults. This includes understanding the Mental Capacity Act, the Care Act, and other legislation specific to their jurisdiction.
- Identification and Response to Abuse and Neglect: Learners will develop the knowledge and skills to identify the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect in vulnerable adults. They will also understand the appropriate steps to take when concerns are raised, including reporting procedures and working in collaboration with other agencies.
- Risk Assessment and Management: Learners will be able to conduct effective risk assessments to identify potential risks to vulnerable adults and develop strategies for managing and mitigating those risks. This includes understanding the principles of risk assessment and the importance of ongoing monitoring and review.
- Multi-Agency Collaboration and Communication: Learners will develop effective communication and collaboration skills to work with other professionals and agencies involved in safeguarding vulnerable adults. This includes understanding information-sharing protocols, case conferences, and multi-agency safeguarding arrangements.
- Training and Staff Development: Learners will gain the knowledge and skills to provide training and support to staff members and colleagues on safeguarding vulnerable adults. This includes designing and delivering training programs, raising awareness, and promoting a safeguarding culture within their organisation.
- Safeguarding Policies and Procedures: Learners will understand the importance of having robust safeguarding policies and procedures in place within their organisation. They will be able to develop, implement, and review these policies to ensure compliance with best practices and legal requirements.
- Support and Advocacy: Learners will gain an understanding of the support services available for vulnerable adults and the importance of providing appropriate support and advocacy to victims of abuse. This includes understanding the emotional, practical, and legal support that may be required.
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