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Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness: Halton Safeguarding Adults Board Train...

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Castlefields Community Centre

Village Square

Castlefields

Runcorn

WA7 2ST

United Kingdom

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Safeguarding Adults – Basic Awareness

Synopsis

Safeguarding is everyone’s business and this basic awareness course has been designed to give an overview and understanding of how and why safeguarding adults is important, what constitutes abuse and harm and when and how to raise an alert.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session attendees to this training will be able to:

  • Define what safeguarding adults means and why is it important
  • Identify types of abuse and the signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Consider the needs to empowering choice and preventing harm
  • Recognise risk factors which could lead to harm or abuse
  • Understand own and others’ duties and responsibilities
  • Acknowledge the features of safe practice
  • Raise an ‘alert’ and/or making a referral

Topics Covered

  • Safeguarding and the Care Act 2014
  • The six statutory principles of safeguarding adults
  • An awareness of Whistleblowing
  • Recording and reporting

Target Audience

This course is aimed primarily at those working in social care, health and support roles within Halton for those with additional needs which arise as part of a disability or impairment.

Delivery method and details

This is a half-day learning session which involves group discussion, participatory exercises and interactive activity.

It is expected that the knowledge and skills gained will be taken away and embedded into practice. The learner’s organisation will be accountable for measuring competence following training.

There is no preparatory learning associated with this course however participants may wish to undertake the Safeguarding Adult Awareness e-learning module for background knowledge or as an alternative learning option. Details of how to access and easy set-up instructions can be found on HSAB website: http://adult.haltonsafeguarding.co.uk/professionals/

Learners are expected to undertake this learning at least every three years.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Attendees must be aged 18 years or older

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Castlefields Community Centre can be accessed by bus and has car parking available

What can I bring into the event?

If you wish to take notes please bring pen and paper

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any queries about this training please contact HSAB Officer Bridgid Dineen on 0151 511 6825

What's the refund policy?

Where places are booked and there is a failure to attend (or to send a substitute delegate where there is a genuine reason for being unable to attend) a charge will be made to cover the cost of the training. The amount charged for a non-attended place will be £30. Any cancellation made within seven working days of the event will not be chargeable. Early cancellations should be made through Eventbrite. If you have any problems with this system please contact the HSAB Officer – Bridgid Dineen on 0151 511 6825 or at bridgid.dineen@halton.gov.uk.

HSAB reserve the right to change or alter this programme should the need arise. Where possible, notice will be given of any changes.

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