Adults at Risk - Level 2 (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.

Course Aims

  • 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

Course Objectives

  • 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 reduce potential risks

Course Programme

  • Introductions and housekeeping
  • What abuse is?
  • Video - What did you see?
  • 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?
  • What to do if you discover or suspect abuse
  • How to reduce potential risks

Additional element
  • Senior staff Information.   (see below)  

Information for senior staff 

We offer a 1 hr 15 mins 'add on' session for senior staff.  It is focused on how to reduce potential risks to your organisation re: reporting, policies, procedures, recruiting, etc.  There is an additional charge of £120 for this when purchased with our standard course.   This can be purchased separately (POA)  

This session includes:

  • Organisation pathway & checklist
  • Who to contact
  • External support and guidance
  • When and how to 'go public'

Course Duration

Up to 3 hours (i.e. 10am to 1pm) 
Including a 15 minute break

Add 1 hr 15 mins for Senior Staff session

This course is suitable for

  • In-house 'face to face' training
  • Online training 'Live' (using Zoom)
  • Webinar sessions

Online training 'Live' (using Zoom)

Our Online training is adjusted to reflect distance working and includes an online etiquette to ensure a smoother learning experience for all participants.  Day courses will run as two half days to make it more manageable.  For details, see our Service Delivery page.   

Webinar (online seminar)*

Taking the main topics from our training day, allowing participants to focus on a specific area only.  Each session is delivered ‘live’ online using Zoom for approx 60 mins (plus Q&A).   For details, see our Service Delivery page.   

Webinar  Topic

What is Safeguarding

Participants will explore what is meant by Safeguarding and abuse.   We will review a Safeguarding Video to discover what they notice and whether they would act upon it.   The group will also review the 3 stages of life establishing the importance of upholding personal choice for Adults at Risk.   

Types of Abuse (signs & symptoms) 

This webinar reviews the 6 main types of abuse helping you identify various signs and symptoms to look for within your organisation.  We will also discuss 9 other types of abuse for underpinning knowledge.  

Identifying a safeguarding incident

This webinar reviews a number of scenarios helping participants identify whether a possible incident could be considered a safeguarding issue.  Participants can also raise issues of their own to find a possible solution.

*Minimum number required for Webinar:   6 Participants

Safe 3a
Safe 3b

Course Fees

TYPE OF delivery
per place 
face to face training

online training (live)

webinar session
Training costs include:  
Course delivery, training materials, handouts, evaluations and certificates up to 14 participants
Webinar costs include:  Attendance of the Webinar session only 
Travel & Overnight costs
Travel costs may apply for any booking over 80 miles charged at 45p per mile or actual costs of alternative methods of travel.  Overnight costs are based on individual hotel bookings and reasonable subsistence costs dependent on location conditions, applicable at the time.
Very clear and supportive in his delivery whilst giving lots of examples to participants to aid their learning

- Manager

Great Training.  Met all my expectations and much more

- Course participant

The trainer was very personable and thorough.  Open and willing to listen and answer any questions

- Course participant

Informative trainer with really good communication skills.  Made course fun.
- Course participant

Our trainers come from a variety of backgrounds, therefore we can facilitate courses beyond our current prospectus.

For all enquiries, do please call us on:  01483 564099 or 07866 284781

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