About The Course

In line with the reform introduced by the Care Act 2014, the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults course is an essential course for all those working within the Health and Social care sector, to enable them to recognise concerns and incidences of abuse and react accordingly.

This course gives learners an understanding of how to safeguard adults at risk of abuse. Learners will gain knowledge of the safeguarding procedure and who it protects, as well as their legal responsibilities in protecting against and reporting abuse.

Learners must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in all group activities, case studies and group discussions.
All learners will receive a certificate of completion
3 Hours, typical course times are 0930-1630.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client
A maximum of 15 learners per trainer are allowed


Key Features

What is Safeguarding and abuse
Who is an adult ‘at risk’ and how they are ‘at risk’
Categories of abuse including; domestic abuse, modern slavery and neglect
Recognising signs of harm or abuse
How to reduce the likelihood of abuse
Responding to a disclosure of abuse or suspected abuse
The reporting procedure including; Whistleblowing
Barriers to reporting
Legislation and local and national policy