Duration 2 Hours | £35.00 per delegate
This short course will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children.
This course is designed to introduce you to the key issues surrounding safeguarding of adults and children.
The course is split into several manageable and engaging sections.
Section 1: Understanding the principles of safeguarding adults
This section covers the main types of abuse and harm an individual is potentially at risk of experiencing, as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward with details of a case of abuse.
Section 2: Reducing the likelihood of abuse
This section covers expected levels of dignity and rights within a care environment alongside examining the importance of individualised care, the various safeguarding policies in place and managing potential risks.
Section 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse
This section explores and details what course of action to take if abuse of an adult is suspected, as well as local whistleblowing policy procedures.
Section 4: Protecting people from harm and abuse - locally and nationally
This section covers possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged abuse, as well as legislation in place currently which relates to the sharing of information.
Section 5: Safeguarding children
This section explores what procedures to follow, based on profession, if a child or young person be suspected of experiencing abuse.
This course is suitable for anyone interested in understanding the principles of safeguarding adults and children.