Safeguarding Adults at Risk

Some individuals are at increased risk of abuse; it is important that carers can understand why people may be at risk and know how to protect the individuals they support.

Learning Aims

  • Attendees will gain understanding of different types of abuse and the different people who may be abusers.
  • They will recognise signs and symptoms which may indicate that abuse is occurring and understand the way to deal with suspicions, or evidence appropriately.

Course Content

• What is abuse?
• Signs and symptoms indicating potential abuse
• Reducing the likelihood of abuse
• National and local policies and procedures
• Responding to suspicions of abuse and neglect.

Complementary Courses

• Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
• Mental Capacity Act 2005
• Person-centred Approaches

QCF Links

D/501/9478; A/6048574

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