Safeguarding Adults at Risk for Beginners
This beginner’s course is for anyone who encounters adults at risk of abuse in the community, in a person’s own home, in a hospital, in a day care or residential setting. This includes formal and informal carers, volunteers, health and social care professionals and is written in line with the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Adult pathways for employers Learning and Development plan 2020-2022.
Aim of Course
To provide you with an awareness around Safeguarding Adults so you will have the confidence to report matters through identified routes. It will centre upon and provide you with confidence in the areas of recognising, responding, recording, reporting and reviewing when you may have a concern for an adult. In addition, you will learn about the importance of protecting the rights of Adults and how critical partnership working is.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
• Describe what Safeguarding Adults means
• Understand the principles of Safeguarding Adults
• Recognise the categories and indicators of abuse of adults at risk of harm
• Know how to respond to a safeguarding concern
• Understand how safeguarding adults is managed correctly in the context of the Mental Capacity Act
• Know who to report your safeguarding concerns to