Care Training
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (1 day)

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Aims:

To enable recognition and response to safeguarding issues.

Objectives:

  • Examine types of abuse
  • Know who to contact
  • Understand basic reporting procedures
  • Understand your responsibilities

Target Audience:

Anyone working in the care sector, or supporting people in their home environment.

Course Content:

  • Introductions
  • Who is a vulnerable adult?
  • Mental Capacity
  • What do we mean by abuse?
  • Who may be an abuser?
  • What are the signs of abuse?
  • Who should you contact if you are worried?
  • Whistle blowing
  • Role of the independent safeguarding authority ISA)
  • Vetting and barring scheme- registration
  • What happens after your contact?

Commentary:

The course uses a range of case studies and open discussion groups to explore and develop appropriate responses to safeguarding issues.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.