Safeguarding is everybody's business, It is the action taken to promote the welfare of 'adults at risk', protecting their right to live safely, free form abuse and neglect.
If individuals and organisations work together and share information, they can identify refer and respond to prevent and/or support individuals at risk of or suffering from abuse and neglect. .
This includes staff being able to recognise signs, symptoms and behavioural indicators, understand what constitutes an 'adult at risk', know how to respond and work with other organisations and know when a referral is needed to statutory services.
This course is for anyone who comes into contact with adults and will help staff to understand safeguarding and how to embed it into everyday service delivery.
This course contains the following modules:
1. Signs, symptoms and behavioural indicators of abuse - In this module you will look at terms you might hear when working with adults such as safeguarding, abuse and adult protection, different types of abuse, the signs, symptoms, and behavioural indicators to look out for when working with adults and the consequences of abuse.
2. Susceptibility to abuse - In this module you will look at what may cause susceptibility to abuse, mental capacity including the five principles, different scenarios around adult abuse and how you may act and financial abuse and its wider repercussions.
3. Legislation and information sharing - In this module you will look at safeguarding adults’ boards (SAB’s), information sharing and its importance in delivering a more effective service and data security including physical data, removable media, the telephone and data security outside the office.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.
On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.