Safeguarding in Health

Level 3

This course has been developed for anyone who has completed the Level 2 Safeguarding Children course.

Course description

This two-module course follows the guidance outlined in the 'Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff' intercollegiate document. It also follows the Core Skills Training Framework.

The content will help you to understand the following:

  • Child maltreatment
    • What maltreatment is
    • How to recognise the signs of maltreatment and fabricated or induced illness
    • Assessment Frameworks & risk assessments including information on contextual safeguarding
    • Effects of parental behaviour on the child, risks to the unborn child, looked after children and maltreatment of adults at risk
    • Efective management plans, including Section 47 of the Children Act 1989 and Section 42 of the Care Act 2014
    • Legislation and Guidance including:
      • The Human Rights Act 1989
      • The Children Act 1989 & 2004
      • The Children and Social Work Act 2017
      • Working Together to to Safeguard Children 2018
      • Data Protection Act 2018
      • The Mental Capacity Act 2005
      • Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
      • The Care Act 2014 (2018)

  • Information and communication
    • Information sharing and confidentiality including details on Gillick competence/Fraser guidelines
    • Effective communication and additional information on chaperones
    • Report writing and details on being a professional witness
    • Attitudes and values including information on a number of cultural or religious factors that may feature in child maltreatment
    • Lessons learnt from serious case reviews including common themes
    • Good practice, your roles and responsibilities, the impact of safeguarding on professionals and training

Safeguarding in Health, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £32.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.


Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of EduCare for Health: Health & Social Care, that maps to both the Care Certificate* and the UK Core Skills Training Framework for health (CSTF).

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  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
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Key features and benefits

Price £32.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 3 hours

Target Audience Health & Social Care

  • This course is Level 3 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 3 CPD credits
  • 70% pass mark
  • Optional narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable modules for future reference
  • Printable modules for future reference
  • Course id: 195

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"West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation work with EduCare on a range of e-learning programmes. We feel that the EduCare method is robust, engaging and easy-to-use. It is also good resource as it allows learners to refer back to content even after they have completed their training. I would definitely recommend EduCare to other organisations who need to undertake staff training."

Julian Rhodes, Head of Education
West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust