Course Introduction

The aim of the course is to explain that Safeguarding Adults is everyone’s responsibility. Each organisation and professional should play a full part in safeguarding adults at risk focusing on a “People Centered Approach”, based on having a clear understanding of the needs and the views of the adult. Therefore a safeguarding adults course has been put together inline with www.gov.uk guidance.

Duration – 4 Hours

Next Course Date – Upon Request

Course Aimed at – This course is designed for all those who have contact with adults at risk of abuse

Cost – Available upon request

Difficulty – Awareness

Teacher – Various

Materials Provided – N/A

Topics Covered

  • To be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of safeguarding adults
  • To identify different types of adult abuse
  • To recognise good working practice in relation to recognition, responding, recording and reporting
  • To explore the meaning of Mental Capacity as defined under the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty and how this may effect working practices with clients over the age of 16 years of age
  • A Safeguarding Adults Course – Adults at Risk
  • Identify the referral process outside of your organisation when a concern has been raised
  • Understand information Sharing
  • How to make a referral about an adult when a concern has been identified
  • To understand the meaning of Serious Reviews in relation to Adults at risk

Course Description

This is an important introductory course for those who may come into contact with adults at risk. It can be delivered in the class room setting or virtually.