Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
Learn about the national and local responsibilities in safeguarding and protection from abuse. Study how to effectively recognise abuse and harm, as well as respond to possible cases of abuse or harm occurring within a health and social care environment.
Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
Explore the principles of dignity, self-worth and well-being and how these can be promoted through health and social care practice. Consider how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how principles of dignity can be applied – this section will further your understanding of how safeguarding can improve a person’s situation dramatically.
Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
Explore the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice. Develop knowledge of dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the wide range of support advice available for resolving such instances.
Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how best to resolve them and the support available in doing so.