Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Portfolio of Evidence
This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).
Aims and Objectives of the Qualification
The aim of this qualification is 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. The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role in the workplace where the individual may work or interact with vulnerable adults.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.
This qualification is suitable for those who work with, or are intending to with, vulnerable adults in the health and social care sector.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
- IAO Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- IAO Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- IAO Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
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