Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (at Risk)

Staff Development Courses

This half day course is aimed at all staff who do not have a supervisory or management role but have a duty to pass on safeguarding concerns appropriately. The course looks at the potential causes and indicators of abuse and fulfilling your duty to pass on any disclosures or allegations, the feedback you can expect after making an alert.

It deals with how to address any immediate safety or protection needs of the alleged adult at risk and the recording of the incident in your workplace.

Subjects Covered

○ Personal values and beliefs that underpin the safeguarding of adults
○ Know what to look out for
○ To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support
○ To understand procedures when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert

Training Outcomes

○ Explain what is meant by the term Adult at Risk
○ Describe what is meant by abuse
○ List signs and indicators of abuse
○ Discuss how to differentiate between causes for concern and safeguarding issues
○ Demonstrate how to respond appropriately
○ Identify policy and procedure

Course Supports

○ No Secrets
○ Safeguarding Adults (ADASS)
○ Our Health, Our Care, Our Say
○ Dignity in Care (NHS) & Personalisation (DH)
○ Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act
○ Law Commission current review of Adult Social Care statute
○ Supporting People
○ Care Standards Act Regulations
○ Skills for Care standards

Course Format

This course will include a presentations, handouts, group work and exercises. The style of delivery is flexible with scope for adjusting activities to suit individuals needs.

Course Popular With

This training course is popular with the local authority, adult health and social care, care homes and workers in the voluntary and community sectors.

Please Note: We do not provide scheduled courses for individuals to attend

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