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Safeguarding Adults and Children (CPD certified)

Course overview

This course aims to give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children. This includes how to recognise, respond to and reduce the likelihood of abuse.

This course is CPD certified.

Course duration

4 hours

Delivery method







Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you will understand the principles of safeguarding adults, how to reduce the risk of abuse and how to respond to and report abuse. You will also know the procedures to follow for safeguarding children.

Course content

  • Understanding the principles of safeguarding adults:
    • The main types of abuse and harm an individual may be at risk of experiencing
    • The importance of being treated with dignity and respect when coming forward about a case of abuse
  • Reducing the likelihood of abuse:
    • The expected levels of dignity and rights within a care environment
    • The importance of individualised care
    • Safeguarding policies
    • Managing potential risks
  • Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse:
    • What course of action to take if abuse of an adult is suspected
    • Local whistleblowing policy procedures
  • Protecting people from harm and abuse – locally and nationally:
    • Possible barriers to alerting or referring relevant agencies to an alleged case of abuse
    • Legislation that relates to the sharing of information
  • Safeguarding children:
    • Procedures to follow if a child or young person is suspected of experiencing abuse

Course requirements

To attend this course, students will require access to the internet and a web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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