Safeguarding Adults: Basic Awareness 2012

Producer: Embrace Learning

Duration: 5 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.
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This online training course in Safeguarding Adults offers a highly effective way to raise awareness and equip workers with the underpinning knowledge and key skills to identify abuse and take appropriate action. It is aimed at anyone who works with adults or is in the position of providing training in the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

This e-learning training course can be used in addition to conventional training and is a useful alternative for those who prefer to work at their own pace and at a time and place of their choosing.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


Training course comprises:

- Basic Awareness in Safeguarding Adults
- The Role of the Practitioner in Safeguarding Adults
- The Role of the Investigator in Safeguarding Adults


By the end of each study unit learners will be able to:

- Identify key principles in Adult Safeguarding, as outlined in the "No Secrets" policy
- Define the terms protection, abuse and vulnerability
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse and identify different types
- Describe risk management and prevention in relation to vulnerable adults
- Explain how to raise a concern about abuse
- Describe the procedure for ''alerting''
- Identify procedures for ''whistleblowing''
- Recognise the effects of abuse in those who have to deal with it
- List laws relevant to protecting vulnerable adults
- Name the relevant local agencies involved in investigations of vulnerable adults
- Differentiate between the roles and responsibilities of member agencies
- Identify inter-agency procedures
- Describe what a strategy discussion is and who attends
- Explain what is meant by an Adult Safeguarding Plan

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