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Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (Prev Alerter)

Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
Event Tutors
Bob Dawson
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (
Target Audience
CAH Staff / External Care Providers / Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Adult
Event description

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board.
The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

Learning outcomes
An awareness of the types of abuse which staff may spot. An understanding of what to do if staff suspect abuse is taking place. An overview/awareness of the Joint Policy/Procedure, especially the initial stages, and othersð roles in operating these. A better understanding of abuse, so staff feel less reluctant to act upon any concerns or suspicions they may subsequently have.
Start Date
Monday 10 June 2019
End Date
Monday 10 June 2019
Closing Date
Sunday 9 June 2019
13:15 - 16:15
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event