Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness

Course Code
Course Types
Training Event
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 service users, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. The course focuses on the role of frontline staff who support adults.

Start Date
Monday 26 June 2017
End Date
Monday 26 June 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course you will be able to:


• 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



Additional information

If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults - Update instead.

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.


Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Carers / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Learning Disability Services / Occupational Therapists / Registered Managers / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room, Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
Catriona Matthews
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