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Safeguarding Adults Level 3

By: Espirita
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: £25
(15% charity discount applies)

There are a number of conditions and circumstances that may result in an adult being classed as ‘at-risk’. This might be age, mental health, disability, substance misuse or learning difficulties to name a few. When an adult is no longer fully in control of their personal care, they can become vulnerable to certain types of abuse, so it is imperative that these at-risk adults are appropriately identified and safeguarded by responsible and well-trained care practitioners.

This Safeguarding Adults Level 3 course has been developed by healthcare training specialists, Espirita Learning, and is aimed at those who work with, or who are likely to come into contact with, vulnerable adults. It provides practical instruction on how to identify different types of abuse and abusers, and the actions to be taken should abuse be suspected. This course builds upon Espirita Learning’s Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 2 course and is CPD accredited, equating to 3 CPD points.

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After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand what makes someone a vulnerable adult
  • Recall the main categories of abuse
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Know what to do should abuse be suspected
  • Identify who abusers are likely to be
  • Understand the impact of abuse on vulnerable adults
  • Refer to legislation and guidelines surrounding safeguarding


Topics explored in this course, Safeguarding Adults Level 3:

  • Legislation
  • What is safeguarding?
  • Those at risk
  • Mental Capacity
  • DoLS
  • Consent
  • Types & signs of abuse
  • Hidden abuse
  • Honour crimes
  • Radicalisation
  • Preventing abuse
  • Action to take if abuse is suspected
  • Safeguarding adults board
  • Community multi-agency risk assessment panels

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