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CSTF Safeguarding Adults Levels 1 and 2

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CSTF Safeguarding Adults Levels 1 and 2

It is everyone's responsibility to protect vulnerable people from harm, ignorance or the acceptance of bad practice is abuse, as an employee it is vital you understand the correct path to take to report safeguarding concerns so they are dealt with quickly and effectively. Our ultimate goal is to eliminate abuse and live a life free from harm.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all staff throughout the health and social care sector, in particular-

  • All staff working in health and care settings
  • All practitioners that have regular contact with patients, their families or carers, or the public

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Objectives

  • Be aware of relevant legislation, local, national policies and procedures which relate to safeguarding adults
  • Understand the term safeguarding adults, the factors which feature in adult abuse and neglect (inclusive of Radicalisation) and how to keep the adults safe.
  • Understand the importance of sharing information with the relevant agencies and maintaining accurate, complete and up to date records.
  • Understand the importance of dignity, respect and person-centred care within a healthcare setting and how this can be promoted or undermined.
  • Know and explain what to do if abuse of an adult is suspected; including how to raise concerns within local whistle blowing policy procedures
  • Be able to support service users and carers to understand safeguarding issues to maximise their decision making and consider risk when exercising choice and control
  • Know the purpose of Safeguarding Adults investigations, the thresholds to responding and the requirements for gathering initial information.
  • Be able to respond to safeguarding alerts / referrals, secure best evidence and use emergency systems to safeguard adults.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of multi-agency working
  • Know the actions to take if you experience barriers in alerting or referring to relevant agencies, implementing protective strategies for those that decline services

Training Course Content

  • Definition of a Vulnerable Adult & Abuse
  • Overview Care Quality Commission
  • Key Principles in safeguarding
  • Regulations
  • Who's at risk
  • Who's likely to abuse
  • Contributory Factors to abuse
  • Characteristics which increase and decrease the risk of vulnerability
  • Types and signs of abuse - Physical, Sexual, Psychological, Neglect,
  • Discriminatory, Financial and Institutional
  • Forced Marriage
  • Honour Based Violence
  • Radicalisation & its indicators
  • Person centred Care Dignity & Respect
  • Reporting abuse Alerting & Whistleblowing
  • Information Sharing & Multi Agency Working
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Refusing assessments
  • The Mental Capacity Act

Expenses

Course Price:£9.95 + VAT

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...


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