Learning outcomes

• Refresh knowledge of the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
• Identify risk and vulnerability to abuse and neglect.
• Describe and understand the role and main responsibilities of managers and named and designated leads/officers.
• Explore your own values regarding adult abuse and the impact these can have on professional conduct.
• Explore the barriers can prevent staff and adults at risk from reporting concerns and how to overcome them.
• Understand how to respond effectively to an adult who reports abuse and how to support and supervise staff in making referrals.
• Explain the issues connected to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality.
• Identify the impact of abuse on adults at risk and on all those involved.
• Explore your own organisations relevant policies and procedures.

Who is the training suitable for?

This course is aimed at anyone responsible for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of adults at risk including managers and named and designated leads/officers.