Safeguarding adults at risk of harm

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Course description:

This course assists churches, places of worship, and organisations to develop a broad and sound understanding of the safeguarding task specifically in relation to adults at risk of harm. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary tools to create robust safeguarding arrangements. Anyone who works or volunteers directly with adults or in adult focused ministries will benefit such as; counsellors, pastoral workers, debt advisers, prayer ministry teams, street pastors.

This course should be viewed as the first step before moving on to any of our advanced and specialist modules.

Course details:

This interactive webinar lasts 2.5 hours and is delivered over a morning, afternoon or evening.

The course will be presented by one of our team of professional and experienced trainers and will include presentation slides, film clips and small group exercises to help delegates learn the content effectively. As a foundation level course it is designed to be accessible by anyone at any level of the safeguarding learning journey.

The course covers the following four modules:


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1-9 £45.00 £50.00
10 + £36.00


If you are a listed contact of one of our members, your discount will be applied automatically at checkout. If your organisation is a member but you are not the listed contact, you will need to obtain the discount code from the listed contact; this can then be applied at checkout.

Module 1

Principles of Safeguarding Adults

  • Principles of safeguarding adults
  • How we define adults at risk
  • Legal framework for safeguarding adults in the UK

Module 2

Mental Capacity and Consent

  • Risky decisions and refusal of help
  • The impact of consent when dealing with a concern about abuse of an adult
  • Mental Capacity legislation and its relevance to safeguarding adults

Module 3

Taking Action

  • Signs and indicators of abuse
  • Organisation's role
  • The role of statutory authorities
  • How to respond to concerns, suspicions or a disclosure of abuse