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Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Certificate

This distance learning course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification whilst working. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

This programme consists of four units: 

Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
You will look at recognising abuse and harm and responding to possible cases occurring within a health and social care setting. 

Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practices
You will focus on dignity, self-worth and well-being, and how they can be promoted through health and social care practice. You will consider how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how the principle of dignity can be applied. 

Unit 3: Understanding duty of care in adult health and social care
This unit explores the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice. Learners will develop knowledge on the dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the support and advice available. 

Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
You will develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care.

Assessment methods

Learners can choose to work either with online assessments or via printed workbooks.

Additional information

Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Course Information & How to Apply

For more information, or to enrol on this course please email

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
16 weeks Flexible Free Distance Learning K1574


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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