"Workers in adult social care have a responsibility to protect the people they provide care and support for from abuse or harm."

Safeguarding Adults

course duration:

Half day or full day

Course outline:

This participative course provides detailed safeguarding adults awareness training including essential knowledge in the recognition and reporting of abuse and neglect with respect to local procedures and responsibilities.

The programme is for all members of the workforce involved in Adult Social Care whether from the Health, public, independant or voluntary sector who may come into contact with adults at risk.

What this course covers:


We are proud to be the provider of the Safeguarding Adults: Raising a Concern (Formerly 'Role of the Alerter') course for Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Rotherham Safeguarding Adults

Course Details

Safeguarding Adults

What this course covers:

  • What adult safeguarding is and why it matters
  • What abuse and neglect are and how to recognise potential signs of different forms of abuse
  • How to recognise unsafe practices in the workplace
  • An overview of safeguarding adults' procedures, roles and responsibilities, including:
    - Context, history and recent developments (the Care Act & Making Safeguarding Personal)
    - Safeguarding Adults Board
    - Mental Capacity Act
    - What a section 42 enquiry is
    - Record keeping
    - The national and local strategies for safeguarding and protection from abuse
  • What to do if you have concerns that someone is being abused and how to respond to concerns of abuse according to agreed ways of working
  • How to raise a concern that abuse and neglect may be taking place

Benefits of Attending

  • Increases your overall knowledge of safeguarding adults
  • Helps you to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect including the three new types of abuse introduced by the Care Act 2014
  • Gives practical guidance on how to raise a concern and the forms used
  • Able to understand and know your role in responding to abuse and neglect and how to report and record it
  • Instills confidence in recognising, reporting and challenging unsafe practices
  • High-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference/evidence of learning.
  • Furthers your personal and professional development


Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of Attendance

Minimum recommended refresher frequency



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