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Aims and Learning Outcomes:

This course will introduce participants to key aspects of Safeguarding Adults, as set out in the Care Act (2014), including who is considered an adult at risk, and how multi-agency partners should work together to prevent and protect adults at risk from abuse.

By the end of the training session participants will be able to:

  • Explain what Adult Safeguarding is and the importance of ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’
  • Understand the 6 key principles in Safeguarding Adult work
  • Identify indicators of abuse and explain what to do when you are concerned about an adult at risk
  • Make a referral to report a concern about abuse of an adult at risk
  • Identify what constitutes abuse and neglect in relation to adults at risk
  • Access the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults policies and procedures

Target Audience

This is a basic level training course for those front line staff who may work with adults at risk (Groups 1 and 2). Agencies are encouraged to attend from both the voluntary and statutory sectors and may include roles such as; police officers, police community safety officers, health care officers, social care staff, care providers, community workers, district council workers and anyone interested in learning about how to safeguard adults at risk.

Please note this training is not a replacement for single agency training already provided within some organisations.

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