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Accreditation: This course has been approved by the CPD Accreditation Group.
1-2 Hour ONLINE Course
This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. This includes, but isn’t limited to, those that work in domiciliary care, the NHS, community centres, prisons or with a family member at home, and sets out the roles and responsibilities everyone must undertake to protect an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect.
You will learn relevant facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to adults in need of care and support, the types of abuse suffered and key safeguarding legislation put in place to minimise the abuse of adults with care and support needs.
By the end of this course, you will be able to
• better understand safeguarding principles and how to apply them to their role
• define the key terminology in relation to safeguarding
• identify the principle laws that relate to safeguarding and why they have been put in place to minimise abuse
• recognise and respond to the ten types of abuse suffered by vulnerable adults; identify and report concerns of abuse or neglect
• describe your role, responsibilities and boundaries
• ensure people are supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and give informed consent
• manage your working environment to minimise the risk of abuse.