A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015.
The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, well-being and human rights of individuals are far-reaching.
Allowing individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the fundamentals of safeguarding is essential for anyone working in adult health and social care.
This free course is split into 4 manageable units: