Safeguarding
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Safeguarding


Working with those who are vulnerable can mean certain risks for you and them when it comes to safeguarding. This course is designed for people who need to be trained in both child protection and adult safeguarding.Safeguarding ChildrenAll organisations that come into contact with children should have specific safeguarding policies and procedures in place. These organisations include: voluntary and community organisations, faith groups, private sector providers, schools, hospitals, and sports clubs. It is vital that anyone who is in regular contact with children is aware of their safeguarding responsibilities to ensure that every child, regardless of their age, gender, religion or ethnicity, can be protected from harm.This course forms part of your child protection training and will teach you the fundamentals of safeguarding children.You’ll explore what safeguarding children really means and learn skills that will help you to confidently recognise andSafeguarding AdultsStandard 10 – Safeguarding Adults is an important topic within Health & Social Care. Safeguarding Adults covers a huge amount of important information, policies and legislation.This course is designed to provide you with all the information you need to understand your responsibilities to safeguard adults in your workplace.Key InsightsWhy Safeguarding is Important – Statistics demonstrate the importance of this topic.Types of Child Abuse – Explore the different types of child abuse. For each type, you’ll learn about the signs,symptoms and behaviours, so you know what to look out for.Effects of Abuse – A look at the wide ranging and long lasting effects of abuse.Be Vigilant – Who might abuse a child? And what type of children might be abused?Children’s Rights Explained – Even if you don’t directly care for, or support, children, you may come into contact with them through your work, so it’s really important that you understand their rights.Child Protection and Safeguarding – What’s the difference?Raising Concerns – What should you do if you are ever worried about a child?Legislation and Safeguarding – Review key pieces of legislation relating to the welfare of children.• Shocking Statistics - In 2014 there were a recorded 104,050 safeguarding referrals in the UKSafeguarding and the Law – Review the key pieces of legislation that support safeguarding across health and social carePrinciples of Safeguarding – What does it mean to you?What you need to know- Policy and Procedure and why you should always follow themHarm – What does it look like?Types of Abuse – Identify the types of abuse as well as the signs and indicators that they are happeningProtecting People – Find out how you can reduce the likelihood of abuse occurringRisk Management – A clear complaints procedure reduces the likelihood of abuseReporting Abuse – All suspicions and allegations must be followed up in a formal way

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