Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

  • N/A
9 July 20201 weekJanet Stevens

Course Fee(s)

Fee BandsTuition FeeMaterials FeeExam Fee
Full Cost£85N/AN/A

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who works in a health and social care setting, such as a residential home, nursing home, hospice, day centre, primary care centre, community hospital or disability service.

This course is for people who are senior managers or newly appointed safeguarding leads who are responsible for safeguarding adults from neglect and harm, it can also be a refresher for people with existing knowledge to update information.

What does it cover?

By the end of this course, you will have gained knowledge of:

  • Identifying risk and vulnerability to abuse and neglect
  • Making safeguarding personal and applying principles in practice
  • Safeguarding duties for local authorities (LADO)
  • Responsibilities for partners such as housing, police and health bodies
  • The relevance of the Mental Capacity Act
  • The importance of partnership working and information sharing
  • How to respond to allegations, concerns and disclosures
  • Understand the safeguarding duties and responsibilities in the Care Act;
  • Understand how to respond to safeguarding concerns;
  • Explore the difficult balance between safety and choice and control for individuals;
  • Understand the law around information sharing

Course delivery and exam

This will be classroom based with group tasks.

Course Duration

This course is a 1 Day Course.

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