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Safeguarding Adults

This full day (7 hour) course is core and mandatory within care settings and any other industry which works with adults. It aims to help learners understand the principles of safeguarding adults and to reduce the likelihood of abuse by ensuring staff know how to protect people from harm and abuse locally and nationally. 

This course covers:

- What the term safeguarding adults means
- Understanding roles and responsibilities in safeguarding individuals 
- Relevant legislation, local and national policies and procedures which relate to safeguarding adults
- The main types of abuse  and the possible indicators of abuse 
- What constitutes harm, the nature and scope of harm to and abuse of adults at risk 
- Why an individual may be vulnerable to harm or abuse 
- What constitutes restrictive practices
- The range of factors which have featured in adult abuse and neglect 
- The importance of ensuring individuals are treated with dignity and respect 
- How to help people to keep themselves safe
- The local arrangements for the implementation of multi-agency Safeguarding Adult’s policies and procedures 
- Ways in which the likelihood of abuse can be reduced by managing risk and focusing on prevention
- What to do if abuse of an adult is suspected
- The importance of sharing information with the relevant agencies
- How to get information and advice about preventing and protecting individuals from harm and abuse 

Key information
- A maximum of 12 participants can be accommodated on the course to ensure quality of teaching.
- Each learner will receive a workbook which they will complete throughout the duration of the course.
- Each person will need to complete a theory assessment at the end of the course.
- Successful participation of the course and all the assessments will result in certification.
- The certificate is valid for 1 year as knowledge and competence should be assessed at least annually.

Course duration: 
Full-day - 7 hours inclusive of two 15 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch break (please note lunch is not provided).

Course cost
Full day - £100 per person, full payment required on booking. 

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