Safeguarding adults is everybody’s business. All staff have a responsibility to help prevent abuse and to act quickly.
Who is this course for?
Any person working with vulnerable individuals. This would include team leaders and managers working for care and support providers. Also, personal assistants, volunteers, advocates, helpline staff, GPs, health visitors, nurses, pharmacists and housing officers.
Why do you need this course?
If you are working with individuals that require support this course is ideal for you. It gives insight as to how to acknowledge and report abuse. This course provides staff with the training to comply with legislation ad requirements.
Aims and objectives
Participants will establish a good knowledge of their safeguarding duties and responsibilities. Participants will:
• Know and understand 10 types of abuse and how to report these
• Gain confidence in applying the six key principles of safeguarding
• Understand Care Act responsibilities and how these affect practice
This course improves knowledge and practice around safeguarding adults from harm or neglect.
• 10 types of abuse, signs and symptoms
• Identify risk and vulnerability to abuse and neglect
• Duties and responsibilities for individuals and organisations
• The key safeguarding principles of the Care Act
• Ways of working together and information sharing
• Explore the Mental Capacity Act and safeguarding
• Responding to concerns, allegations and disclosures
• Staff know how to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse
• Compliance for regulation and legislation
• Competent staff team in safeguarding individuals
• Certificates to last 12 months