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Protecting Vulnerable Adults from Abuse in Social Care

Overview

The Home Office acting in conjunction with the Department of Health produced "No Secrets". This offered "Guidance on developing and implementing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect vulnerable adults from abuse". This course uses the suggestions made in "No Secrets" as a foundation for building a more detailed study of this area of Social Care.

It incorporates new Common Law practices and reflects the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act, 1999; "Achieving Best Evidence in Criminal Proceedings." and "Making Decisions". It also recognises an important developing role of "Age Concern" as a support body for vulnerable older people.

Modules

What is "No Secrets?"

Human Rights Act 1998

Inter-Disciplinary Approaches to Good Practice

Stakeholders in "No Secrets"

Where can Abuse Take Place?

The Law Relating to Domestic Violence

Consolidating the Issues and Setting the Agenda for Implementation

Risk, Capacity and Outcome

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

The Home Office acting in conjunction with the Department of Health produced "No Secrets". This offered "Guidance on developing and implementing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect vulnerable adults from abuse". This course uses the suggestions made in "No Secrets" as a foundation for building a more detailed study of this area of Social Care.

It incorporates new Common Law practices and reflects the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act, 1999; "Achieving Best Evidence in Criminal Proceedings." and "Making Decisions". It also recognises an important developing role of "Age Concern" as a support body for vulnerable older people.

Modules

What is "No Secrets?"

Human Rights Act 1998

Inter-Disciplinary Approaches to Good Practice

Stakeholders in "No Secrets"

Where can Abuse Take Place?

The Law Relating to Domestic Violence

Consolidating the Issues and Setting the Agenda for Implementation

Risk, Capacity and Outcome

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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