It is a tragic fact that that almost all disclosures of abuse are true. It is a care workers responsibility to contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse. In order to ensure good professional practice it is essential for workers in care settings to know how society handles abuse, how to recognise it and what to do about it. It is important for care workers to respond effectively to any concerns of, or disclosures of abusive situations.
Course Objectives /Aims & Learning Outcomes:
Aims & Objectives:
To raise awareness of a care workers role and responsibilities when responding to abusive situations.
On completion of the course participants should be able to:
- Define Abuse
- Identify the types of abuse
- Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse
- Discuss the impact of abuse
- Know how to respond to disclosure
- Identify the legislation and government guidelines relating to the protection
of vulnerable adults
- Definitions of abuse
- Types of abuse
- Signs and symptoms of abuse
- Responding to disclosure
- Individual responsibility
- Organisational responsibility
- Legislation including DoLS, government guidelines
Mode of Delivery:
The course is delivered as an interactive training session, with taught elements supported by a range of worksheets, exercises and case studies.
Benefits Perceived by Participants:
- Increased awareness of adult abuse and safeguarding issues.
- Increased confidence when interacting with individuals who may have safeguarding issues.
- Awareness of their own and their organisations responsibilities
- How to seek specialist support / make effective referrals.
This course is intended care workers and support staff including, those new to the care sector who are employed in residential or domiciliary settings.
1 day (6 hrs) IPD/CPD
This course is currently only being provided on an In-house basis but will be offered as an open course immediately sufficient numbers have registered their interest.
To register your interest go to Contact Us and
fill in the email form or telephone 01446 775959
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