When working closely with children or vulnerable adults in your community, it is essential to fully recognise the responsibilities you have to their welfare.
The Lubas Medical ‘Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults’ course will enable you to understand your role and responsibilities in protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse.
Who should attend
Any person who works closely with, or may come into contact with, children or vulnerable adults requires Level 2 Safeguarding training.
This may include but is not limited to:
- Dental Staff (clinical & non-clinical)
- GP Staff (clinical & non-clinical)
- Sports Coaches/groups
- Youth workers
- Volunteers/charity workers
- Anybody competent in Level 1 Safeguarding looking for a more advanced course.
Healthcare professionals may refer to the following guidelines and documents to assist in deciding which course is appropriate for your field:
- Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles & Competencies for Healthcare Staff (Intercollegiate Document 2014)
- Care Quality Commission Review Safeguarding Children in the NHS
- Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015)
We also recommend you refer to your Local Health Board Guidelines on Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults.
The Lubas Medical ‘Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults’ course runs in line with the latest Government guidelines: ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’ (2015).
Content includes the following:
- Definition of a Child
- Definition of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Definition and understanding the need for Safeguarding
- Categories of Abuse
- Recognition of Abuse
- Case Studies
- Attitudes, Values and Beliefs
- Definition of a Vulnerable Adult
- Legislation and Dealing with Disclosures
Duration of the Course
The course lasts for 3.5 hours
After successful completion of the course, attendees will receive certification in ‘Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults’.
The course cost £449 + VAT for groups of up to 12. For larger groups please contact us .