Adults at Risk (Safeguarding)
This half-day course aims to raise the awareness of abuse and its effects on adults at risk (safeguarding). It is designed for those who need to have a greater understanding of this difficult subject and for staff / volunteers working in a care environment.
- Gain a general overview about abuse and its effects on adults at risk
- Know what to do if abuse is discovered / suspected
- Identify your organisation's responsibilities relating to abuse of adults at risk
- Establish what abuse is and the 6 different types, relating to adults
- Identify how adults can be abused and what signs to look for
- Consider what you should do if you discover or suspect abuse
- Explore ways to help prevent it
- Introductions and housekeeping
- What abuse is?
- Relevant statistics
- Three stages of life
- The 6 main types of abuse
- How people can be abused
- Who is vulnerable?
- Abuse - Where and by whom?
- Institutional abuse
- What to do if you discover or suspect abuse
- How to prevent abuse
Up to 3 hours (i.e. 10am to 1pm) including a 15 minute break
TYPE OF ORGANISATION
CHARITABLE/NOT FOR PROFIT
Course delivery, training materials, handouts, evaluations and certificates for up to 16 participants.
NB: Additional travel costs may apply for any booking over 80 miles and may be invoiced separately, charged at 45p per mile for car use and / or actual costs of alternative methods of travel. Accommodation costs will be based on individual hotel bookings and will include reasonable subsistence costs dependent on location conditions, applicable at the time.