Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm and Child Protection
Association for Real Change NI
The course content reflects NISCC Standards of Conduct 3: As a social care worker, you must promote the autonomy of service users while safeguarding them as far as possible from danger or harm, specifically 3.2, 3.3 & 3.4 and RQIA Provider Guidance 2017/18 for Domiciliary Care, Nursing Homes, Adult Placement Agencies and Day Care Settings; specifically, ‘Is Care Safe’. Indicator: The service promotes and makes proper provision for the welfare, care and protection of service users. The course will also reflect the standards outline by RQIA in regard to risk enablement and safeguarding.
By the end of the course learners will:
- explore the legal context in safeguarding adults at risk of harm and in need of protection
- explore the legal context in safeguarding children
- look at attitudes to disability
- understand how to create a safe and inclusive environment
- understand codes of behaviour for staff and volunteers
- explore characteristics of different types of abuse
- explore signs and symptoms of abuse
- understand the procedures for reporting concerns
- understand the procedures for whistleblowing.