Safeguarding Adults

Approved by CPD

This course is aimed at anyone with a duty of care for or who comes into contact with adults who need care and support, whether as a paid professional or a volunteer.

You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate measures to protect adults in your care while ensuring they are supported and empowered. This course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.

This means that, whatever the circumstance, you and the organisation you work for must take appropriate and proportional measures to protect adults in your care while ensuring their support and empowerment to control their lives.

During this course, you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to adults in need of care and support, the types of abuse suffered, and critical safeguarding legislation put in place to minimise the abuse of adults with care and support needs. By the end of this course, you will have learned a better understanding of safeguarding principles and be able to apply them to your role.

This includes being able to define the critical terminology about safeguarding; identify the principle laws that relate to safeguarding and why they have been put in place to minimise abuse; recognise and respond to the ten types of abuse suffered by vulnerable adults; identify and report concerns of abuse or neglect; describe your role, responsibilities and boundaries; ensure people are supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and give informed consent, and finally manage the environment to minimise the risk of abuse.

Course modules

Introduction and definitions.
Types of abuse and the rights of vulnerable adults.
It is recognising the signs of abuse.
What to do if you suspect abuse.
We are safeguarding legislation.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate a much-improved understanding and awareness of the course content. We will ensure delegates understand the importance of maintaining all required standards throughout their tasks and that privacy, dignity, and respect are maintained throughout.

The course will help raise awareness of the health and safety risks of working with Display Screen Equipment. Delegates will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of computer health and safety. Our course is in line with HSE guidelines.

Certification

After completing the course, you will be emailed a safety training quality assured certificate. This certificate can be used to provide evidence of compliance and auditing.

CPD approves this course conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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