Foundation Level Training


This course (tailored for either Children or Adults at Risk) will be delivered by an SPB Training Pool representative within each Agency or can be accessed for free via the Care Academy.

Audience

This course is intended for everyone who works with children or adults either in a professional or voluntary capacity.

Aim

The aim of this course is to raise participant’s awareness of safeguarding children or adults at risk, and for them to gain an understanding of their role and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding children and adults at risk.

Learning Outcomes

For Children

By the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Define the terms ‘Safeguarding’ and ‘Child Protection’
  • Recognise the ways in which society’s beliefs, values and attitudes, procedures and laws towards children and child abuse have changed over time
  • List the four main categories of abuse as well as their signs and indicators, and identify current and emerging risks
  • Identify at least 5 barriers that may prevent the effective safeguarding of children and young people
  • Respond effectively to concerns about the safety and welfare of a child/young person following their own organisation and SPB policy and procedures

For Adults At Risk

By the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Define the term ‘Adult at Risk’ in relation to Adult Safeguarding and the criteria required to make a Safeguarding Enquiry.
  • Explain how the Safeguarding Adults procedure supports ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’.
  • List the 5 principles of Capacity as outlined in the Self-Determination and Capacity Law (2016).
  • List the 12 categories of abuse as well as their signs and indicators.
  • Identify at least 5 barriers that can prevent the effective safeguarding of an adult at risk.
  • Know when and to whom suspected abuse should be reported

Details

If you are an organisation without access to a pool trainer then contact us here as we sometimes run this course if there is the demand. Alternatively you can access this course via the Care Academy for free.