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Essential skills for safeguarding adults

We are now able to offer the courses shown below:

Adult safeguarding essential skills
 DateVenue  TimeCost Availability 
28 January 2021  Via Zoom  9:30am - 4pm  £50  Places available
9 February 2021  Via Zoom  9:30am - 4pm  £50  Places available
10 March 2021  Via Zoom  9:30am - 4pm  £50  Places available

The Dorset Council People- Adults pricing policy changed from 1st April 2020 as follows:

  • full day course- £50 per attendee
  • half day course- £40 per attendee

These costs will also be incurred for attendees who are classified as a late cancellation, meaning who cancel their place within 1 week of the course date, or a ‘no show’ on the day of the course.


To raise awareness of adult abuse and the responsibility of staff as detailed in local safeguarding adult’s policy and procedures. We will provide you all the knowledge so that you can undertake the safeguarding role within your workplace. 

Learning objectives

  • understand what adult safeguarding is as defined in the Care Act 2014 and Statutory Guidance
  • know how to Make Safeguarding Personal (MSP) and apply the Wellbeing Principle
  • know how to show dignity and respect for service users when working with them
  • recognise adults in need of safeguarding by identifying indicators and types of harm
  • understand the procedures for raising a safeguarding concern
  • increase knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation

Target groups

Adult and Community Services, IVP Sector

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