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THE RIGHT START: Adult Safeguarding Awareness

This training is 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.


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

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ONLINE via Zoom