Safeguarding Adults Foundation Level 1 (ERSAB) (INTE00055)

Online Course
  • This is an East Riding Council staff course. If you are not a member of staff, you will not be able to apply or enrol to this course.

Course details

Safeguarding adults is everyone’s responsibility, no matter what their individual job role is. Abuse and neglect can happen anywhere – this may be in somebody’s own home, a hospital, a care home, or in a public place. Safeguarding adults seeks ot prevent abuse and neglect, and protect the fundamental right to live safe and free from harm

This course is appropriate for those working working in roles where they have contact with adults, some of which may be at risk of harm. For example, but not limited to; social care, adult education, customer services, leisure services, culture and information, chilren’s services.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need a reliable internet connection and a computer / Laptop / Tablet. You may also wish to have a notepad and pen available for making any notes. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

The course deals with the imotive topics of safeguarding adults. If you find any elements distressing, please take a break, and if needed, speak to a colleagues, supervisor or manager.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although you may wish to have a notepad and pen available for taking any notes.

How will I learn

You will learn about safeguarding adults by working through information and scenarios that help bring the learning to life.

What will I learn?

This course aims to give you to gain an awareness of the safeguarding adult’s process, identify who may be an adult at risk of harm and what to do if they have a concern. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • define what adult safeguarding is
  • describe the process for making an adult at risk concern
  • state the local, national and legal requirements that underpoin safeguarding adults
  • raise an adult at risk concern.

What could I do next?

This course provides awareness of safeguarding adults and is the first level of learning in line with the East Riding Safeguarding Adults Board’s Training and Development Strategy. Higher level safeguarding adults learning is appropriate for learners in certain job roles, such as those in Adult Social Care. Please discuss the safeguarding adults learning that is needed for your role with your Supervisor or Manager.