Safeguarding children and adults – an introduction course
CPD-accredited course that provides an essential introduction to safeguarding children and adults. Includes practice examples, information and resources to help you understand good safeguarding practice.
CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/29.
This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements. Contact us to arrange an in-house customised course.
- Children's safeguarding (background and context)
- Adults’ safeguarding (background and context)
- Attitudes to safeguarding
- Key safeguarding principles in the Care Act
- Types of abuse
- Information sharing
- Practice examples
- Information and resources
We use a range of case studies and scenarios to help delegates to understand the practical application of good safeguarding practice.
- feel confident applying the six key principles of safeguarding
- gain a clear understanding of the new responsibilities under the Care Act, children and families, and how these affect practice.
Who should attend?
This introductory level course is aimed at staff who work with adults with care and support needs, children and families, and who need to know the basics of safeguarding, legal responsibilities and good practice.
This course is particularly valuable for:
- frontline staff, team leaders and managers working for care and support providers
- personal assistants
- helpline staff
- healthcare staff and managers, including GPs, health visitors, nurses, pharmacists
- housing officers (see also SCIE’s Safeguarding and housing course).
It is not designed for experienced safeguarding leads or local authority staff with additional safeguarding responsibilities.
- Full day training course – 7 hours
SCIE also provides in-house training, delivered at an organisation’s own premises. We can tailor courses to meet your organisation’s needs.