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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Level 2


About this course

Safeguarding vulnerable adults is everybody's duty. For healthcare professionals, it is also a legal requirement. This enhanced CPD/CE course takes you through what you need to know and do to meet your GDC, CQC, and NHS requirements.

This course is a GDC Recommended CPD Topic (Safeguarding).

This course is relevant to the whole dental team.

CPD Time: 3 hours (3 CE Credits)

Customer feedback on this course

  • Well presented and gets to the important points quickly
  • This CPD course was well explained and very informative. It made me aware of those issues which I wasn't aware of.
  • Lots of really important information, really well organised
  • Excellent module. Clearly explained and reinforced the need to always be vigilant.
  • Engaging and thorough. Brilliant.

Assessment: 12 MCQs. Pass mark 75%. more…

On passing the assessment you will immediately receive a GDC-recognised Enhanced CPD Certificate.

Access: You will have access for 12 months, and can take the course as often as you wish in this period.

CQC level 2 safeguarding requirement: minimum 3 hours safeguarding training every 3 years (combined adults and children).

The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this course s to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge, understanding and competence in safeguarding vulnerable adults, in line with their identified personal learning requirements.

Course objective
• to update members of the dental team with current best practice in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults.

Anticipated learning outcomes
The learner will:
• Know how to recognise, respond to and how to share safeguarding concerns.
• Understand how to contribute to inter-agency assessment by gathering and sharing information.
• Have a clear understanding of how vulnerable adults can be helped to access support.
• Understand the requirements of the Care Act 2014.
• Understand the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
• Through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.

GDC development outcomes

Learning content:
The care act | Local authority duties | Safeguarding aims | HCW responsibilities | When you have concerns | Duty of Care | The 6 Safeguarding Principles | Categories of Abuse | Raising a concern | Holistic Assessment | Sharing and Recording | The Mental Capacity Act | Assessment of Capacity | Best interests | Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards | Domestic Violence and Abuse | Female Genital Mutilation | Human Trafficking | Modern slavery | Extremism and Radicalisation | Prevent & Channel | Preparing the practice | CQC Requirements

Show suggested PDP entry

You can copy and adapt this example PDP entry for your own needs and circumstances. The format complies with GDC guidance on PDP structure.

PDP Learning or Maintenance need
Safeguarding vulnerable adults
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Statutory duty
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
What benefit will this have to my work?
Perform tasks that may be required and expected in my profession.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Take the Verified Learning course on Safeguarding Adults Level 2
When will I complete the activity?