This course will provide an introduction to safeguarding adults at risk for third sector organisations.
Delivered through the medium of English
To provide an introduction to safeguarding adults at risk for
third sector organisations.
Safeguarding should be a priority for all third sector
organisations, and especially those that work with children, young
people and adults at risk.
Welsh Government has said quite rightly that "Safeguarding is
Many third sector organisations are confident that they
understand their responsibilities in relation to children, but less
sure about what to do when it comes to safeguarding adults.
This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of
safeguarding adults and will support organisations to improve
policies and procedures in this area.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Understand why we need to safeguard adults
- Recognise who is an 'adult at risk'
- Have increased awareness of the safeguarding adults legislation
- Understand the difference between safeguarding adults and
- Understand the principles of safeguarding adults
- Have increased awareness of your organisation's responsibility
in relation to safeguarding adults
- Be able to recognise the categories of adult abuse
- Know how to deal with abuse, disclosures and allegations
Who the session is for
This course is particularly suitable for staff, volunteers and
trustees of third sector organisations who want to increase their
knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.
It can also be used to develop, revise and implement
safeguarding policy and extend good practice.
About the trainer
A retired Police Detective who specialised in Public Protection
locally, nationally and internationally. Ieuan now runs his
own safeguarding consultancy and works with a number of bodies,
including Glamorgan Cricket Club, Cricket Wales, the ECB, Canoe
Wales and others. He is the Adults at Risk Manager for Wales
representing the Ann Craft Trust.