Online / Virtual Training/Advice

Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm

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Cost: £39.99 per person (member rate)/ £44.99 (non-member rate)
This course assists churches, places of worship, charities and organisations to develop a broad and sound understanding of the safeguarding task specifically in relation to adults at risk of harm. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary tools to create robust safeguarding arrangements. Anyone who works or volunteers directly with adults or in adult focused activities will benefit from this training.

This interactive webinar lasts 2.5 hours. 

The course will be presented by one of our team of professional and experienced trainers and will include presentation slides, film clips and small group exercises to help delegates learn the content effectively. As a foundation level course it is designed to be accessible by anyone at any level of the safeguarding learning journey.

The course covers four modules:

Understanding the task for safeguarding adults 


  • The legal context 
  • Defining adults at risk/vulnerability
  • Statutory definition of adult abuse
  • Six key principles of safeguarding adults
  • Mental capacity

Who is at risk and who are the perpetrators?

  • Who is at risk?
  • Who are the perpetrators?
  • Identifying types of abuse

Signs, indicators and effects of abuse

  • Understanding signs and indicators through group work and case studies

Safer practice and responding well

  • The importance of policies and procedures
  • Responding well to concerns and disclosures of abuse
  • Deciding when to report
  • 'Spiritual' friendships and safer boundaries 

Further details and course booking can be found at Safeguarding adults at risk of harm webinar (

  • Carers
  • Community development
  • Disability
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Volunteer development
  • Women
  • safeguarding adults
  • online training
  • safeguarding training
  • Northern Ireland
  • Faith-based
  • charity-based
  • webinar

Date and Time

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Contact Details

Karen Ledger - Training Business Coordinator

Leigh McFarlane - Safeguarding Lead for Northern Ireland