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Level 2 Certificate in

Dignity & Safeguarding

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.

Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. They’ll also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles aren’t upheld.

This qualification is designed primarily for individuals working with, or intending to work with, vulnerable adults in the health and social care sectors. It aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:
 

  • Unit 01 Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care

  • Unit 02 Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice

  • Unit 03 Understand duty of care in adult health and social care

  • Unit 04 Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
 

  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector

  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management