Safeguarding Adults

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Course No. 1006

£295.00 ((Ex VAT))

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  • Online - Zoom 2 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 delegates
Available Funding:
Self Funded
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Course Outline

Our Safeguarding Adults Course defines the terms safeguarding adults. Attendees explore the main types of harm and abuse and signs that indicate these may be taking place. They will learn about their role and responsibilities for safeguarding individuals and how to access additional help and support.
You will explore what makes a person more vulnerable to abuse and the basic principles of helping an individual to keep themselves safe. You will learn about the Safeguarding Vulnerable groups Act 2006 and the pan London policy for Safeguarding adults at Risk.

The course covers the following topics:

  1. What are the Principles of Safeguarding?
    The course helps you to understand the fundamental principles of safeguarding. We’ll unravel the core concepts that guide the protection of individuals from harm or abuse. From confidentiality to empowerment, these principles form the bedrock of a secure and caring environment.
  2. What are the Principles of Wellbeing?
    Wellbeing is at the heart of a fulfilling life. In this topic, we’ll delve into the principles of wellbeing, exploring factors that contribute to a person’s happiness, health, and overall satisfaction. Understanding these principles is key to promoting a positive and supportive atmosphere.
  3. What are Your Responsibilities?
    As a caregiver or responsible individual, knowing your role is paramount. We’ll outline your specific responsibilities in safeguarding and promoting wellbeing. This includes creating a safe environment, recognising signs of abuse, and understanding the importance of person-centered care.
  4. What are the Different Types of Abuse?
    To combat abuse, we must first identify it. We’ll explore various types of abuse, from physical and emotional to financial and neglect. Recognising the signs is crucial for early intervention and ensuring the safety of vulnerable individuals.
  5. What Can Make a Person Vulnerable to Abuse?
    Understanding vulnerability is key to prevention. We’ll delve into factors that can make individuals susceptible to abuse, such as age, disability, or dependency. By recognizing and addressing these vulnerabilities, we can create protective measures.
  6. How Can We Reduce the Likelihood of Abuse?
    We’ll discuss practical strategies and measures to reduce the likelihood of abuse. From promoting awareness to fostering open communication, participants will gain valuable insights into creating a safe and protective environment.
  7. Online Safety
    In the digital age, online safety is paramount. This module covers essential tips and guidelines for safeguarding individuals in the online space. From privacy settings to recognising potential risks, we’ll equip you with the tools to navigate the virtual world safely.
  8. What to Do When Someone Tells You They Are Being Abused
    Knowing how to respond is crucial. We’ll provide a step-by-step guide on what to do when someone discloses abuse. From active listening to reporting procedures, participants will gain the confidence to support individuals in difficult situations.
  9. Whistleblowing
    Whistleblowing is a powerful tool in safeguarding. Learn about the importance of reporting concerns, the process of whistleblowing, and the protection offered to those who come forward. This module empowers individuals to speak up against wrongdoing.
  10. Key Legislation
    Our course concludes with an overview of key legislation in safeguarding and wellbeing. We’ll simplify complex legal frameworks, ensuring participants grasp the essential laws and regulations that underpin their responsibilities.

Our course is designed to empower you with practical knowledge, fostering a culture of safeguarding and promoting wellbeing. Let’s embark on this journey together, creating environments where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported.

View all Core & Mandatory Training Courses
  • Understand the principles of safeguarding adults
  • How to recognise signs of abuse
  • State how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
  • Understand the nation and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • Know how to reduce the likelihood of abuse
  • How to recognise and report unsafe practices
  • Understanding principals for online safety

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