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Safeguarding Adults with care and support needs

Course Description:

This course forms part of mandatory training and is essential for everyone regardless of their role. All staff are required to have the knowledge and understanding relating to safeguarding adults with care and support needs. Participants will understand the legal requirements, types of abuse, signs and symptoms for each type of abuse and procedures for safeguarding. This course covers the most recent and up to date information relating to safeguarding in line with the Care Act 2014 and the principles of safeguarding.

Course outline:

  • Understand what is meant by safeguarding
  • Understand the legal framework, national and local policies
  • Identify the different agencies involved in safeguarding and their roles
  • Define the terms associated with safeguarding
  • Identify the different types of abuse
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms for each type of abuse
  • Understand the safeguarding process
  • Know how to reduce the likelihood of abuse occuring
  • Making safeguarding personal

Course Duration:

6 hours/ 1 day

Assessment: 

The trainer will carry out ongoing assessment. learners will be expected to participate in class activities, group discussions and question and answers.

Certificate:

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Location:

Training can be delivered at locations to suit customers or at one of our training venues.

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