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Ascend - Care Home Staff Training Courses in Worksop

Safeguarding Adults and Children – Combined

Ascend Learning Solutions

This course provides an introduction to safeguarding for both adults and children. A lot of services don’t actually realise that it is in the best interests of everyone to be trained for both adults and children, even though they may work with only one sector.

Who should complete the course?

Anyone working in an environment which supports adults or children.


To enable staff to have sufficient information to be able to identify types of abuse in their service setting and to understand what they should do, and to provide information to staff so they know how to report abuse or harm – either suspected or actual.


By the end of the course, delegates will have the skills to:

  • Know how to recognise someone at risk
  • Identify what abuse is and how to respond, report and record
  • Understand an overview of legislation, regulatory and policy guidance
  • Discuss individual responsibilities for safeguarding and protection
  • Know how to work in partnership with other organisations and services
Course Content

Course Content

  • How to recognise a child or adult at risk
  • How to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Legislative, regulatory and policy guidance
  • Barriers to disclosure and how to support the child or adult at risk
  • How to respond, report and record concerns
  • Own responsibilities and role in safeguarding adults and children, including when to share information with other agencies and people


1 day


Groupwork, case management and discussions.

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