This course aims to raise awareness of the legislation that applies to vulnerable groups and how these policies can be applied in practice. It covers issues such as types of abuse that can occur, how to spot them, and how to take action. Developing a safeguarding culture and creating a safe environment, along with whistle blowing and codes of practice. This course includes scenarios to help learners to think about what they would do in a given situation
Who is it for?
This course is designed for carers and support staff working in any health and social care service that has contact with vulnerable adults who may be at risk of abuse
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Tyro Training
This course is delivered over ½ day
What will I learn?
- Who is a vulnerable adult
- What is meant by abuse
- How to recognise abuse – the signs and indicators
- Prevention of abuse through raising awareness
- Where abuse may occur and who the abusers could be
- What to do if they suspect abuse is occurring
- When, how and who to report concerns
- Recognising the safeguarding adults policy and procedures as a resource
There is no formal assessment for this course