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Safeguarding Adults (awareness level)
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>>AIM
Participants will be able to recognise potential/actual abusive situations and act in accordance with their organisation & and Local Authority´s safeguarding guidelines for the protection of adults from abuse.

>>OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain why Safeguarding is an important issue
  • State the 6 key principles of Safeguarding adults
  • List the 10 categories of abuse
  • Describe how they might recognise these in their normal working environment
  • State clearly what their individual roles responsibilities are if they suspect/discover abuse or inadequate care of a person
  • Describe how they would raise a safeguarding concern in their organisation
  • Discuss when they would call the emergency services
  • Describe how and where they would record their concern
  • Describe the roll of Safeguarding Boards and Local Authority Safeguarding teams.

>>DURATION
One day.

>>PARTICIPANT NUMBERS
This course should be run for groups of up to 16.

>>DESIGNED FOR
All staff working in settings where they come into direct contact with vulnerable adults and / or manage staff who do so.

The contents of this course will incorporate issues of equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice to assist participants in understanding and challenging all forms of discrimination.

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Safeguarding Adults (awareness level)