Safeguarding vulnerable adults, NU3270 Short Course

Safeguarding vulnerable adults, NU3270 Short Course


At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time

DELIVERY METHOD: Campus

COURSE LENGTH: 12 half days in the classroom over 12 weeks. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn

SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Next cohort: January 2021

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content

Course Content

(20 credits at level 6)

The module is relevant to those working with vulnerable adults. The topic areas explored include:

  • History and social policy of safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • Legal influences
  • Classification of abuse
  • Multi-agency collaboration
  • Research and evidence
  • Human trafficking, prostitution and asylum seekers
  • Advocacy
  • Mental health
  • Disability

Learning Environment & Assessment

3,000 word assignment

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

Core dimensions 1-6

Health and wellbeing 1-8

Information and knowledge 1-3

General 1-2

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk
 

For further information:

Module information:Ruth Broadhead, Senior Lecturer 01772 893614 rbroadhead@uclan.ac.uk

Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, lkbroadley@uclan.ac.uk

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839

Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk