safeguarding adults – alerter training


The course is aimed at staff supporting adults with care and support needs who are vulnerable to potential abuse.

why attend?

The course will provide those with frontline responsibilities with a basic understanding of how to recognise signs of abuse, understand their responsibilities and report their concerns appropriately.

It will explore the following:

  • What is Abuse?
  • Categories of abuse.
  • What is the impact of abuse / neglect on the person?
  • Legal and historical context
  • How will you know if someone is being harmed / abused?
  • What should you do if you are concerned about someone or think someone is being abused?
  • What can you do to prevent / reduce the risk of abuse?
  • Consent
  • Duty of care
  • Whistleblowing


Half day

meeting standards

CARE CERTIFICATE In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 1, 3, 9 , 10 & 14

FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS (CQC) In particular the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulations 11, 12 & 13

CARE ACT 2014 GUIDANCE More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 1 & 14 of the Act (and their subsections)

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 – this subject area is woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.

Please note: As far as reasonably possible we have indicated the standards covered.

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