Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults – Overview

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults has never been more high profile than now. The introduction of The Care Act 2014 places a much stronger emphasis on the protection and Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults than ever before.

All staff working with vulnerable groups will be required to undergo Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults training. The aim of this course is to provide learners with knowledge of their roles and responsibilities when safeguarding vulnerable adults.


This is a 1 day course with a minimum classroom contact time of 6 hours.


Subjects covered include:

  • Relevant legislation
  • What is a vulnerable adult
  • What is abuse
  • Forms of abuse
  • Recognising indicators of abuse
  • What to do if you suspect abuse
  • What not to do if you suspect abuse
  • Responding and reporting abuse
  • Confidentiality
  • Importance of good practice in preventing abuse
  • Privacy
  • Dignity
  • Choice
  • Fulfilment

Assessment and Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, culminating in a questionnaire at the end of the day. Successful candidates will be issued with a Certificate of Awareness in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults.


A maximum of 10 students are catered for on this course at any one time.


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling, or at a venue convenient to you.


1 Day Safeguarding Adults (up to 10 people) £500

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