Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness
This course looks at the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to adults, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. This course is aimed at customer facing staff who support adults.
If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults Update instead.
This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services. An update course must be taken every three years.
• describe what safeguarding is and what its primary aims are
• describe and explain the six safeguarding principles and what making safeguarding personal means
• identify different types of abuse and neglect and recognise the signs and symptoms
• explain your role and responsibilities in safeguarding adults and what it means in your workplace
• identify ways of promoting people’s wellbeing and preventing abuse and neglect
There is a Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness e-learning course available through the Brighton & Hove Learning Gateway that can be completed instead of the face to face training.
There is a safeguarding adults capability framework for Brighton & Hove which describes the roles and expectations of provider staff.The Safeguarding Adults Board asks all staff who work with adults who may be in need of safeguarding to consider the framework, and take it forward in their area of service.