Who is This Course For?
This course is intended to support learners to become familiar with the requirements and gain an understanding on how to support and safeguard vulnerable adults within our society. It provides a platform for knowledge and has been developed for learners that have not previously attended a safeguarding adult’s awareness course.
The Safeguarding Adults awareness course is aimed at staff that provide care and support to people who live in residential homes, supported living services, hospitals, community based settings, Educational settings, Day care services and individuals supported in their own homes.
At the end of the course learners will be able to:
- Understand who and when adults may be considered at risk
- Explain what constitutes abuse
- List abuse types including those recognised by the care act
- Recognise signs and indicators of abuse, neglect and harm
- Identify examples and factors of bad practice
- Understand their role and responsibilities in responding and reporting to disclosed and alleged abuse.
- Understand legislation, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Identify a variety of serious case reviews that have influenced legislation in the prevention and protection and safeguarding adults from abuse, neglect and harm
- Understand the multi-agency role in preventing abuse including the 6 safeguarding principles and making safeguarding personal
- Identify the 6 C’s of dignity and how they apply in practice
- Understand the sources of support for workers following disclosure of abuse and whistleblowing
- Reflect and evaluate current ways of working
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment
Certificate of attendance will be issued to all learners that have demonstrated that learning has taken place throughout the session and course outcomes have been met.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client.
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15