Adults at Risk

Our training is CPD-accredited and endorsed by Skills for Care.

Prior Learning:

It will be useful for participants to have completed introductory training about autism and learning disabilities, but this is not essential.

Recommended Participants:

Day Opportunities Workers, Senior Day Opportunity Workers, Activity Co-ordinators, Centre Co-ordinators, Head Office Staff, drivers and any other direct care and support staff (e.g. Outreach, Short-Breaks, Supported Living).

Aims, Topics & Outcome


  • To use a range of teaching methods to promote learning
  • To use case studies, videos and articles to promote discussion
  • To prepare day opportunities workers for their roles and ensure they understand their responsibilities
  • To show examples of poor practice.

Topics covered:

  • Definition of an Adult at Risk
  • 6 Safeguarding Principles
  • Responding, Reporting and Recording (Three Rs)
  • Person Centred Risk Assessments
  • Social Care Updates on Adults at Risk
  • Duty of Candour
  • Categories of Abuse
  • Body Maps
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • Whistle Blowing / Upholding Professional Practice
  • Flow chart to deal with allegations or incidents
  • Planning & Strategy Meetings
  • GDPR – Using Slack rather than WhatsApp and using personal phone for work
  • The Care Act


Learning Outcomes - by the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of abuse.
  • Effectively report abuse or suspicion of abuse.
  • Familiar with the Solutions Social Care Alert Pyramid
  • Identify and whistle-blow poor practice.
  • Understand their safeguarding responsibilities towards the people they support.
  • Identify strategies that can be used to help prevent abuse.
  • To evidence as part of Gateway training / Care Certificate and Continuing Personal Development
  • Know how to use the temporary care workers handbook for help with safeguarding matters



Delegates will have on file a CPD certificate for the course* after successful completion. The certificate is valid for two years, after which time delegates will need to attend again as a refresher. *terms and conditions apply: please see our Training Policy

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Buko Esegbona

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