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Course Overview

This course contributes towards the achievement of Level 3 Safeguarding competencies, as set out in Safeguarding for Adults: Roles and Competencies. On this course, you’ll build the skills to ensure people at risk of abuse and neglect receive the care and protection they need to stay safe and unharmed. 


You’ll explore safeguarding in a professional context and learn how to appropriately share information on safeguarding concerns in writing and in meetings. You’ll also reflect on the complexity of the role of supervision in safeguarding and learn ways to overcome safeguarding challenges. 

  • Taking part, and contributing to, wider multi-disciplinary safeguarding meetings 
  • The challenges of complex safeguarding concerns 
  • How communication, information sharing and confidentiality contribute to effective safeguarding 
  • Professional and contemporaneous safeguarding documentation 
  • Reflective practice and the role of supervision in safeguarding 

This course is designed for registered healthcare professionals in England who are involved in assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of adults where there are safeguarding concerns. This course is also suitable for anyone interested in safeguarding as part of personal development and educational improvement. 

By the end of the course you will receive an Ozone certification.  This certification is evidence that you are able to 
  • Describe overall safeguarding best practice at Level 3 
  • Identify specific safeguarding services in your particular context 
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of interagency safeguarding 
  • Describe good practice in communication between Healthcare agencies 
  • Discuss the role of communication between Healthcare agencies when forming a care plan 
  • Explain the relationship between confidentiality and safeguarding 
  • Describe the characteristics of good safeguarding documentation 
  • Identify actions which follow from reflections on safeguarding best practice 
  • Summarise the role of supervision in safeguarding (Level 3)