Safeguarding Adults

This course is designed for learners working in adult health and social care.

Duration: 6 hours

Course Content

  • What is safeguarding?
  • Who does it apply to?
  • Case studies
  • Legislation and guidance
  • Care act 2014
  • Mental capacity act 2005
  • Deprivation of liberty safeguards
  • What are the types of abuse?
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Whistleblowing
  • Dealing with disclosures
  • Recording and reporting
  • Processes 

Assessment Method: Ongoing trainer observation & practical exercises.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this course staff you will have an increased understanding of safeguarding, processes involved and recognition of signs of abuse in those that you care for.

Jude TurnerSafeguarding Adults