Safeguarding of Adults at Risk

SAFEGUARDING OF ADULTS AT RISK

Course Number

SC0207

Validity

1 Year

Duration

Full Day or 1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

It remains a dreadful fact that abuse of vulnerable adults happens within our society. Staff who work within health and social care settings require high quality training to ensure that they fully understand how to properly look after those in their care. This course covers all core aspects of vulnerable adult protection to help staff recognise potential signs of abuse and understand how to take action.

The full day course is recommended in most cases especially for those with significant contact with vulnerable adults or who are new to the subject.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Abuse defined and facts
  • Legal framework
  • Types of abuse
  • Who abuses?
  • Minimising risks
  • Warning signs & symptoms
  • Factors / triggers for abuse
  • Managing disclosure
  • Professional responsibility
  • Where to get help
  • Reports & records
  • Case Study
  • Course evaluation

We also offer a full day safeguarding vulnerable adults champion course.