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THE RIGHT START: Adult Safeguarding Awareness

***IMPORTANT NOTICE - as of 17th March 2020*** 

Following government advice around Covid-19 all upcoming training sessions delivered by Support Staffordshire will be CANCELLED.  If you have any questions or concerns you can email us at training@supportstaffordshire.org.uk or call 01785 413162.


This training is currently funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

"Was all useful as I had no previous training."  "All aspects most valuable."  "Enjoyed the interaction , learning others experiences."


Who should attend:

This session is aimed at individuals who work or volunteer with adults who may be vulnerable to abuse.

Overview:

This introductory session will provide participants with an understanding of what to look for to safeguard adults from harm, how to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately.

Topics covered:

• An overview of the legislation relevant to adult safeguarding

• The risks associated with vulnerable adults and how to help lower these risks

• An explanation of 10 types of abuse

• Recognising signs and symptoms of different forms of abuse

• How to deal with a disclosure of abuse

• Referral and reporting procedures - the internal processes and the responsibility of local authorities


**Members failure to attend a FREE course without prior cancellation will result in your organisation being charged for your place at the standard half day member rate of £45.  To avoid being charged you must provide a minimum of two working days' notice so that your place can be offered to another organisation.**

Refreshments provided.  Lunch not included.

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The Hub Community Resource Centre - VAST | 17 Eastgate Street | Stafford | ST16 2LZ