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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

  • Course Type: Distance Learning

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this qualification you could progress to:

  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Dementia

Who is it for?

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care and learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts.

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.

What is covered?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, learners are required to successfully complete 4 units:

  • Unit 01 Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care
  • Unit 02 Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
  • Unit 03 Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Unit 04 Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You need to be aged 19 or over at the start of the current academic year to be able to enrol on one of our Distance Learning courses.

You will also need to be working at or above Level 1 in English.

We will assess your level of English before we enrol you onto the course and can signpost you to our Functional Skills English courses to upskill if necessary.

Start date: Rolling

Course Code

PJSXDL3AP-46

Location

Online

Duration

12 weeks

Fees

Fully funded

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