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Safeguarding

Safeguarding (child and Adult)

(Child)

Content

The course is divided into five accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:

  • Introduction – an introduction to child protection,
  • Key concepts and defining abuse – information on child protection policies and law, your role in safeguarding children, a definition of each type of child abuse.
  • Recognising abuse – warning signs and indicators to look out for which may suggest a child is being abused.
  • Responding to concerns and making referrals – knowing how to deal with concerns, who to talk to, what actions to take and how to make a referral to social services.
  • Good practice in responding to concerns – reasons why people don’t act on concerns, why safeguarding is so important and what to do if a child tells you something.

(Adult)

Content

The course is divided into seven accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:

  • Introduction – why Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)
  • Key Facts – definitions of abuse and vulnerable adults, the types of abuse, who can be an abuser, adults at risk and what increases the risk of abuse.
  • Vulnerable Adult Abuse – detail on the different types of abuse and scenario examples of how they can apply to real life.
  • Signs and Indicators of Vulnerable Adult Abuse – an overview of the signs that may indicate abuse and scenario examples of how they may feature in real life.
  • Responding to Concerns – first steps in responding to a concern, the importance of disclosing information, who you can seek advice from, confidentiality and recording abuse.
  • Making Referrals to Adult Social Care – how to make a referral, the process that happens when you have and where to go for further information.
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