Where and when?
- 22 March 2013, Sheffield
- 24 June 2013, Birmingham
This day will introduce the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse.
It will help participants to explore different types of abuse, why people with learning disabilities and/or autism might be vulnerable and what to do if abuse is suspected.
The event will then focus on:
How to recognize signs of abuse
Develop a clear understanding of responsibilities with regard to responding and reporting suspected or alleged abuse
Develop a clear understanding of unsafe practices
Consider ways to prevent abuse from occurring
Develop an understanding of the national and local context, including legislation, guidance and policies relating to safeguarding
Who should attend?
Anyone who works with, or supports people with learning disabilities and people with autistic spectrum disorders.
This event introduces the important area of safeguarding people with learning disabilities and/or autism from abuse. Participants will develop an awareness of the types of abuse, the ability to identify signs of abuse, and have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities in responding to suspected or alleged abuse.
- Be able to describe the different types of abuse and how to recognize signs of abuse
- Be able to explain how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
- Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
- Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
- Know how to recognize and report unsafe practices
This event covers some of the learning outcomes from the unit – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. This unit can contribute towards the level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
This event is suitable for people who are working at level 2.
Learning will be facilitated through:
Event facilitators will employ a variety of delivery methods to include:
Pair and group work
They will use a variety of audio visual materials appropriate to the subject areas and audience. Materials may include power-point presentations, handouts, dvd/video clips.
Handouts for the delegates to take away will support each training session, and a certificate of attendance will be handed out by the trainer at the end of each course
How much do they cost?
All events are £95 + VAT person. Discounts are available, contact us for more details.
How to book?
You can download the Events programme and booking form above, or, if you go to the Event page of your choice you can book online.
These events have been CPD Certified
Attendance will allow you to gain CPD points towards your Continuous Professional Development requirements.