Course content

This course is for new staff and volunteers working in a voluntary sector social care environment who have not attended safeguarding adults course in the last 2 years. This course is not suitable for those who are new to safeguarding adults.

  • Safeguarding duties and responsibilities and how to define an "Adult at Risk"

  • How to identify if an adult is at risk of being abused or exploited, and who to talk to and what to do if you have concern

  • The Care Act 2014 & the HCC multi-agency policy and procedures

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise symptoms or indicators of abuse and identify different types of abuse

  • Name the key principles of safeguarding adults and understand the key criteria of an adult at risk

  • Differentiate the three key roles in Safeguarding Adults and understand Safeguarding duties and responsibilities arising from the Care Act 2014

About the trainer

Moreen Pascal is an experienced tutor, accreditied by HCC to deliver Level 1 and designated person safeguarding adults at risk.