April 20, 2017 01:45 PM

Introduction to Safeguarding Adults

Our half-day safeguarding awareness course is the first step for staff and volunteers working with adults and older people. The care Act 2014 highlights the importance of safeguarding adults and the need for staff and volunteers within the voluntary, statutory and private sector to be well informed about safeguarding and know what to do when a concern is raised, maintaining standards of care for vulnerable adults.

By the end of the course participants will:

What will participants gain from attending:

  • Understand what is meant by the term ‘vulnerable adult’
  • Know the forms abuse may take
  • Recognise signs and symptoms
  • Know how to respond appropriately to disclosure of abuse
  • Understand roles and responsibilities towards vulnerable adults
  • Understand the legislation and guidance around safeguarding adults at risk

Certificate on completion

Course cost: £25 per participant
Duration: Half day
Course Venue: Barnet House
Dates: Wednesday 31st January 2018  10.00-1.00

For further information on safeguarding training please contact Jeni Osbourne

020 8364 8400 | jeni.osbourne@communitybarnet.org.uk(link sends e-mail)

Please visit our resources page for further safeguarding information and signposting links.