Healthcare Training Courses - Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults with
Mental Capacity Act 2005 Training Course

This course covers the following:

  • The roles, responsibilities & boundaries of the Care Worker with regard to safeguarding individuals from danger, harm and abuse
  • What makes an adult a vulnerable adult?
  • Social norms, values and perceptions
  • Bad Practice v Abuse
  • Legislation and guidance in relation to safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 – principles
  • Categories of Abuse including institutional abuse and Deprivation of Liberties
  • Reason and causes of abuse: why, who, factors, lifestyle, practice, habit etc
  • Signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Circumstances when abuse might occur; how a situation may be perceived / interpreted
  • Patterns of Abuse
  • Responding to Abuse
  • Local Adult Protection Procedures: adult protection alerts (now Pathways)
  • Raising Concerns & Whistleblowing
  • Good practice, encouragement, Duty of Care
  • Support for the Care Worker
  • Role play scenarios5

Who is this
course for?

This course is for those working in Health & Social Care who wish to gain knowledge in safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

Course length

½ day

Course validity

1 year

Course price

£35.00 per person


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