Safeguarding Adults Levels 1 & 2 (Valid for the Care Cert) – Skills for Health Certified

This online training course covers a wide range of topics relating to safeguarding adults (Levels 1 & 2) within the healthcare industry, such as whistleblowing, covert medication and consent. The course will take approximately two hours to complete, and at the end of the training there are a number of multiple choice questions based on the course content, which must be answered correctly to pass the course.

Train Healthcare are fully aligned with Skills For Health and have been awarded the Skills for Health ‘Quality Mark’ for our face to face and e-learning training courses.

Course Content:

Who is an adult at risk/vulnerable adult?

What is abuse?

Who may be at risk?

Categories of abuse

Indicators of abuse

Patterns of Abuse

Who may abuse

Where abuse may happen


Covert Medication

Mental Capacity Act 2005


Best Interests




Care Act


Case Studies

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module candidates will:

Be able to recognise an adult that is vulnerable to being abused (an “adult at risk”).

Be able to identify evidence and indictors of abuse.

Be able to recognise factors that which may increase the risk of abuse.

Know how to report concerns about suspected/ alleged abuse.

Have an understanding of how to work in a manner that minimises the risk of abuse to vulnerable adults.

Have an awareness of the principles to determine capacity

Have an understanding of the legal context.


Online assessment