Everyone has the right to live a life free from harm, abuse and neglect. However, for a variety of reasons, some people are unable to look after themselves, and are more likely to experience these things as a result.
Anyone who works with vulnerable adults must understand how they can protect those adults in their care from experiencing harm, and be able to identify the signs of abuse and neglect.
This course answers several questions, including:
Due to their age, children are more likely to experience abuse and neglect. For this reason, anyone who works with children must be aware of safeguarding legislation and guidance, and understand what they need to do to protect the children in their care.
We also offer a Safeguarding for Workers training course, which is designed for those who work around, but not directly with, children and vulnerable adults. Use the button below to find out more about this course:
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We offer three different safeguarding courses:
Everyone has the right to live in safety, and free from abuse or neglect. However, some groups of people (including children and vulnerable adults) are more likely to experience harm, abuse or neglect than others.
Safeguarding refers to the actions that those who work or spend time around vulnerable groups of people must take to protect them from harm, and promote their welfare.
Safeguarding training has a range of benefits. Specifically, it can help staff to:
Vulnerable adults are those who are unable to protect themselves from harm, or look after themselves, for any reason. As a result of this, vulnerable adults require additional support to avoid experiencing abuse or neglect.
There are several aims to adult safeguarding, including:
Anyone under the age of 18 is a child, and requires additional support from those around them to avoid experiencing harm. For this reason, those who work with children should be trained in child safeguarding so that they can:
Yes, all of our safeguarding courses have been certified by the CPD Certification Service.
Also, our courses on adult and child safeguarding are approved by IIRSM, which is a further mark of their quality.