Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children


Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. It’s fundamental to high-quality health and social care.

This ½ day course is designed to ensure delegates come away from this course with the necessary understanding of current practices and laws to ensure that they implement industry standard adult protection policies and procedures.


Course Content and Structure


  • Understand the different types of abuse
  • Recognising acts, signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Recognising who is vulnerable/at risk
  • Understanding Legislation, Policies and Procedures
  • Recognise preventative practices and protection measures
  • Know what to do should you have a concern or suspicion of abuse
  • Know how to respond to an individual who may disclose a concern
  • Understand the recording procedures when report abuse or harm



“To live a life free from abuse and harm is a basic human right. We are all responsible for the protection of vulnerable people from harm”


The Care Quality Commission monitors, inspects and regulates services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and they publish what they find, including performance ratings to help people choose care.