Safeguarding is how we can protectchildren, young peopleand vulnerable adultsfrom abuse or neglect by the actions,or lack of actions, of another person. In order to safeguard and protect personsfrom abuse or neglect we need to learn howto identify vulnerable individuals and takenecessary steps to stopabuse and neglect.
Everyone has the rightto be safe and live without the fear of abuse, neglector exploitation and this courseaims to teachyou how to recognise the signs of abuse and neglect andwhat actions youcan take to stop thisfrom happening andoccurring again in the future.Abuse, neglect andexploitation can occur anywhere and by anyone,quite often beinga person of trust.
This course is designed for all persons, no matter thefield that theyare directly involved in, to givethem the toolsand knowledge to make a difference to avulnerable personís life.It will also let the practitioner reporting the abuse know how they can safeguard themselves in everyday work, whileseeking help and reporting the incident identified.
A minimum of 6 contact hours in the classroom.
A range of subjects is covered including:
Safeguarding legislation and guidance
Indicators of abuse or neglect
Roles and responsibilities
Sharing of information
Dealing with and reporting of allegations and complaints
Assessment and marking
Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded an Ofqual national Level 3 Award in England, and SQA Accreditation Level 6 Award in Scotland.
Learners must be a minimum of 18 years of age upon course commencement.
A maximum of 12 learners can be accommodated on this course.