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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.Essential Information
This half day knowledge and theory virtual Teams session is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions on the theory and knowledge of Safer People Handling.
This virtual Teams session is only for Brighton and Hove City Council Adult Social Care staff and is open to both new starters and staff refreshing.
Following this virtual session there will be Safer People Handling – Practical Sessions running at Montague House which will cover the transfer techniques and the use of transfer aids. Please book on a date / time you can attend.
Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the knowledge and theory elements of Safer People Handling. To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the practical element of Safer People Handling. It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.