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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Training

4.9( 26 REVIEWS )

This adults safeguarding course is designed to train teachers, healthcare workers, NHS staff and dental professionals who work with vulnerable adults. It’s important to know how to care for adults who may have been, or are being mentally or physically abused, so you can prevent further harm

In this Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Training Course, we cover the basics of safeguarding, teaching you why vulnerable adults may be at risk and how to recognise the various types of abuse. We’ll also train you to understand when to take action and report your concerns.

By the end of the course you’ll have a sound understanding of how to care for adults who are at risk of harm and how the safeguarding process works. Our trusted service ensures you’ll receive instant results and a certified qualification on successful course completion, as proof of your new skills.

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified safeguarding professionals
  • Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

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Who should take the course

This informative course is ideal for anyone who wants guidance when dealing with vulnerable or at-risk adults. This would include;   

  • Social workers
  • Medical centre and Hospitals
  • Care-Home workers,
  • Personal carers
  • Anyone in a career that brings them into contact with potentially vulnerable adults


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify vulnerable adults who are potentially at risk.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of essential UK legislation, such as The Mental Health Act.
  • Identify the signs that neglect or abuse is taking place.
  • Show an understanding of the different types of abuse.
  • Demonstrate how to report their concerns to the authorities.
  • Communicate effectively with vulnerable adults.


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

In Module one, we will focus on what safeguarding vulnerable adults involves and detail the basic things we need to know about safeguarding.

In module two, we will start to look into the key legislations and why they are relevant to safeguarding as well as the key points to each act. 

In module three, we will look into more detail about what constitutes as abuse or neglect and learn how to recognise the signs of abuse.

In module four we will look at the responsibilities that you will have in ensuring a vulnerable adults safety and wellbeing.

In module 5, we will look at communication methods within a care setting, and why it is important to build respectful and trusting relationships.

In module six, we will look at how we respond to a safeguarding concern.We will learn how we share the information we have, and who to report your concerns to. 

In module seven, we will look at your responsibilities when raising a concern in more depth. 

You will learn the specifics of what you must report and when and how you should do so.

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