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Safeguarding adults awareness universal

We all have a role in promoting the rights of people who use services and safeguarding them from harm and neglect.

This course will help anyone who comes into regular contact with adults at risk to feel confident about recognising and responding to abuse.

The course covers Standard 7, 10, 11 of the Care Training Certificate, and competencies 1–6 within the Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board Multi-Agency Workforce Development Strategy.

Level: Universal
Duration: 2 hours

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who comes into regular contact with adults at risk.

What are the outcomes?

On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the actions to take if they suspect a child or young person is being abused or neglected
  • Explain the term ‘safeguarding adults’ and their role in local procedures
  • List the main types of abuse
  • List the signs and symptoms associated with abuse
  • List a range of factors that feature in adult abuse and/or neglect
  • Describe the importance of person centred care and what can be done to promote dignity
  • Respond to a suspected or disclosed allegation of abuse
  • Explain how to protect individuals from harm and abuse
  • Explain how to apply basic principles to help individuals to keep themselves safe
  • Complete accurate records in line with local procedures

A refresher must be undertaken every three years for this course. This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further details or to book this course, please contact us via our online form, call our team on 01432 383500 or email You may also search for upcoming open courses on CPD Online.