On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Critically analyse and categorise different ways that a vulnerable adult’s welfare can be affected by abuse and neglect
- Critically reflect upon the effectiveness of multi-agency working in the legislative framework concerning safeguarding vulnerable adults
- Discuss the skills that individuals need to be effective practitioners of multi-agency working
- Critically analyse how learning from this module has transformed your understanding of your practice
The module is available at two different levels of study (levels 6 & 7) to increase access to this Higher Education short course
The aim of this module is enable you to achieve an in depth awareness of the issues relating to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and the importance of multi-agency working to this area of expertise. You will need to complete an induction prior to commencement of your first module. We have a comprehensive online induction package to welcome you to both the University and your programme of study. Alternatively, classroom-based induction days take place at our Lancaster and Carlisle campuses and are usually scheduled for the first week of each semester.
Assessment, Feedback, and Teaching and Learning methods
Full details are available in the programme specification.
The teaching timetable should be available from the end of August. Access to the timetable is through the Student Hub – you will be able to access the Student Hub after you have completed online registration. The teaching day is 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday; please keep your other commitments open until confirmation of your teaching timetable, and bear in mind that many courses will offer placements or fieldwork which sometimes extends into the evenings and weekends.
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Evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.
The decision to offer a place on the programme is at the discretion of the module leader There is full commitment to equal opportunities criteria. The University is committed to widening access by taking candidates from a variety of educational backgrounds, without compromising academic standards. The following additional requirements apply for entry to this programme: All applicants must complete a pre-entry study skills package such as HeadStart Plus if they are new to this level of study or have had a break from study for a period of 4 years.
The closing date for applications is 5 working days prior to the module start date or, if this is your first module, 5 working days prior to the induction date.
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We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries, grants and funds available to support you throughout your studies with us. This includes the Cumbria Bursary - a non-repayable bursary designed to support first year students with a household income of less than £25,000.Student Finance
All students will need to purchase stationery, course books and personal equipment. Extra costs may also be applicable to cover field trips, membership fees etc.
Resources and facilities
We are amongst the UK's leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.