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Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Adults at Risk

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 Children and Adults at Risk course. It is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings including residential care services, hospitals, education settings and working within the community in peoples own homes. Attending this course will support learners to become familiar with current requirements to support the Safeguarding of Children and Adults at Risk.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Legislative fact sheets for research activity, scenarios, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Act 2014
The Children’s and Families Act 2014
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015
And the following QCF unit:
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
Understand how to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People

Course content

Legislation, policies and guidance
What is an Adult at Risk?
Children in need and child protection
The team around the adult and child
The roles of designated and named professionals
What is significant harm?
Types of abuse
Signs and potential indicators of abuse
Barriers faced by children and adults when reporting concerns
The impact of abuse on individuals
Information sharing
Responding to a disclosure
Reporting and recording concerns and alleged or disclosed abuse
CAF – Common Assessment Framework
Identifying ways to minimise the risk of abuse
Managing our own feelings
Promoting dignity in care through equality, diversity and inclusion
Promoting positive practice

Learning outcomes

List national and local safeguarding and protection legislation and guidelines
State how to recognise signs of abuse
Describe how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
List ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
Describe the importance of e-safety
Explain how to recognise and report unsafe practices
List where to access support and the importance of partnership working
Describe how equality, diversity and inclusion can impact on safeguarding
Explain how to promote dignity in care


6 hours

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