Home Care 9 - Safeguarding Adults

Safeguarding adults home care

This excellent resource provides fully up to date guidance on how to safeguard the welfare of adults at risk of abuse. Filmed entirely in real domiciliary care settings this title will explain to workers what abuse is and how to recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse. Depicting dramatic scenes of abuse this title will help bring the realities of adult abuse to life, teaching care workers why abuse should never be ignored.

This video and supporting materials provide information on the 10 types of abuse recognised by the Care Act and the 6 Principles of Safeguarding.

Subjects covered include: 

Role of the Domiciliary Care Worker in Safeguarding the Individual • Legislation and Policies • Concept and Definition of Abuse • Principles of Safeguarding • Types of Abuse • Signs and Symptoms of Abuse • Responding to Abuse


Format Video-based eLearning
Course Duration   
32 Minutes approximately
Course Content 12 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate
Consultant Dr Barry Wilson, PhD, BA, CQSW
Peer Review   Elaine Grade, Anchor Care
 Standards   England

Care Certificate Standard 10


RQF: Safeguarding and protection in care settings (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)


All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 3, 5 & 6


National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC's Induction Standards

References The Care Certificate, AWIFHSC

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Mike Padgham, Twenty Four 7 Care Services

"I really like the courses from BVS. They are very well linked to the required legislation and are perfect for induction and refresher training. The quality of the videos is excellent! I'd definitely recommend BVS!”

Anika Gondhia - Carewatch Barnet