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Safeguarding Adults at Risk Awareness (Level 1)

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Safeguarding and Legal

Course overview

This course has been developed for learners who have not previously attended a Safeguarding Adults at Risk course. This course explores the safeguarding process and how to work within the legislative framework, ensuring staff feel confident to manage any safeguarding concerns. It is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings including residential care homes, hospitals and working within the community in people’s own homes.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Example care & support plans, risk assessments, scenarios, group discussions and small group activities.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Act 2014
Making Safeguarding Personal
And the following QCF unit:
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

Course content

The DBS explained
What is an Adult at Risk?
What is abuse?
Types of abuse
Other vulnerable groups including children
Potential abuse indicators
Reviewing current practice
Avoiding and minimising allegations
Dealing with a disclosure
Policies, procedures and guidelines
Reporting and record keeping
Managing our own feelings
Promoting dignity in care through equality, diversity and inclusion
Promoting positive practice

Learning outcomes

List the national and local context for safeguarding and protection from abuse
Describe how to recognise signs of abuse
State how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
List ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
Explain how to recognise and report unsafe practices
Describe how to access support
Explain how equality, diversity and inclusion can impact on safeguarding
List ways to promote dignity in care


6 hours

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