Safeguarding Adults

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Safeguarding Adults - Updated For Care Act eLearning Training Course

We provide a safeguarding adults training course in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, London, Buckinghamshire and Gloucestershire for the healthcare workers. Key changes in legislation regarding vulnerable adults include the introduction of the Care Act 2014. Recognition of abuse and its cause are covered in depth as are the legal position and issues of risk management. Real-life case studies bring the theory into sharp focus.

The safeguarding adults training course in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and London provides an effective way to raise awareness, equip workers with the underpinning knowledge, key skills to identify abuse and take appropriate action. It is aimed at anyone who works with adults or is in the position of providing training in the safeguarding of adults at risk.

The Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Gloucestershire training course for safeguarding adults can be used conventionally and is a useful alternative for those who prefer to work their own pace.

Unit Titles & Descriptions

Unit 1 - About the course

Unit 2 - Basic awareness in safeguarding adults

Part of this safeguarding adults training course in London, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire unit identifies the key changes that the Care Act 2014 introduces the way we protect and support adults at risk. It also sets out the key principles involved in safeguarding and describes the different types, signs and symptoms of abuse people need to be aware of.

The unit also identifies some of the risk factors which people need to look out for in order to help prevent abuse from taking place.

Understanding basic awareness assists practitioners to identify adults at risk.

Unit 3 - The role of the practitioner in safeguarding adults

This part of the Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Buckinghamshire safeguarding adults training course unit help learners to understand what is expected of someone who alerts others to abuse and how to deal with disclosure. Methods for dealing with disclosure may differ depending on local procedures. The unit provides general guidance about what to do and who to contact if there is a suspicion that abuse is taking place.

UUnit 4 - The role of the investigator in safeguarding adults

In this part of the safeguarding adults training course in London, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire unit focuses on the role of the investigator and will look at some of the changes the Care Act 2014 introduced. It includes a description of safeguarding adult's boards which local authorities have a duty to set up under the net Act.

The unit provides learners with a clear understanding of the context in which different agencies operate and differences between inter-agency procedures. The training course for safeguarding adults concludes by looking at the types of plans, meeting and discussions which form part of an investigation into abuse.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire training course for safeguarding adults, students will be able to:

•Identify the changes that the Care Act 2014 introduces in relation to safeguarding adults
•Explain the principles involved in safeguarding people
•Define the terms at risk, protection and abuse
•List different types of abuse and recognise the possible signs and symptoms of each type
•Describe risk management and prevention in relation to adults at risk
•Explain how to raise a concern about abuse
•Describe the procedure for ''alerting''
•Identify procedures for 'whistleblowing'
•Recognise the effects of abuse in those who have to deal with it
•Name the relevant local agencies involved in investigations of adults at risk
•Differentiate between the roles and responsibilities of member agencies
•Identify inter-agency procedures
•Describe what a strategy discussion is and who attends
•Explain what is meant by an Adult Safeguarding Plan.

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