Professional area

Adult Safeguarding – Basic Awareness course

e-learning training

This free e-learning module is available to all staff who are employed or volunteer in organisations that work with people at risk in Cheshire West and Chester. This includes all Health and Social Care staff, non-care staff, drivers, housekeepers and kitchen staff.

Although this module is ‘Basic Awareness’ it is useful for supervisory staff/managers who need to refresh/update their training in this area.

Please note – you will require an access code to open this training module, please speak to your manager who will be able to provide this.

Here are your instructions to access this module:

  • Visit the ilearn website
  • Guest access password is then entered which will be supplied by your manager
  • Then complete the course and complete the smart survey at the end, so your completion can be tracked.
  • You will need to complete the whole module in one sitting as the Guest access does not bookmark your progress.

Other useful resources to compliment this training

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) : www.scie.org.uk this site has practical guides, summaries, e-learning and good practice examples including Safeguarding, Dignity & Respect, Mental Capacity and so on. It has a variety of discussion /questions that could embed learning and encourage people to relate what they have learned to their role.
Social Care TV can also be accessed here www.scie.org.uk/socialcaretv there are a number of Safeguarding Videos that are well worth watching.

Skills for Care again you can access a lot of information and resources about adult safeguarding from here www.skillsforcare.org.uk. This also includes information and resources for The Care Certificate Learning and assessment packs as well as information about assessing staff.

Research into practice for Adults to identify the resources for Coercive Control that are obviously something very high on the agenda with Adult Safeguarding www.ripfa.org.uk.