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Awareness / Level one Safeguarding Adults – Health and Care Staff

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This course will provide you with an Introduction to Safeguarding Adults at Risk. Safeguarding adult’s means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. The Care Act 2014 requires that staff and organizations must make enquiries if they suspect abuse. The aim of this training is to help you develop an awareness of types of abuse and provide you with the ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of adult people at risk.

This course is intended to be an introduction to Safeguarding adults. This will be delivered as a face-to-face course and will build on any online courses people have completed however it is not essential to have done this. New staff will equally benefit along with staff that have been in post some time.

It will help to ensure that all people working with or who have contact with vulnerable adults are equipped to carry out their safeguarding responsibilities effectively with confidence.

The is a 2 1/2 hour course and is being held in Penrith on Monday 19 March 2018.  It is aimed at all staff including non-clinical managers and staff working in health and care settings. This includes for example, receptionists, administrative, domestic and maintenance staff.

By the end of the training course participants will:
  • Have an understanding of the legal and historical nature of safeguarding adults
  • Understand the safeguarding principles enshrined in the Care Act 2014
  • Understand the duty of care
  • Understand the various types of adult abuse including the categories and their definitions
  • Know what to do if they suspect abuse is happening
  • Understand why and how to share information (including the consequences of failing to do so), reporting and recording
  • Be able to identify the available sources of professional support in relation to safeguarding including the duty under the mental capacity actNHS
  • Gain knowledge of the context of safeguarding within the NHS and other care settings
  • Receive an Arista UK certificate of attendance
  • The delegate race for the session is £55.00. If you book 5 or more places you get one place free!

    To book a place, please email info@aristauk.org or telephone Moira Angel on 07471 890 981 for further information.

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