Safeguarding Adults at Risk Level 3

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Course Summary

This session has been prepared to ensure that all staff are fully up-to-date with regard to their responsibilities in meeting statutory obligations to provide safeguarding adults at risk training.


This session aims to provide participants with knowledge of their role and responsibilities when safeguarding adults at risk.


At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Explain what is meant by the term ‘An Adult at Risk’
  • List the forms abuse may take
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Understand how to respond appropriately to disclosures of abuse
  • Understand the legislation and guidance concerning safeguarding adults at risk.

Target Population

All staff who may require ‘Safeguarding Adults at Risk’ training.

Lecturer: Fadzai Mashingade, Safeguarding Lead


Applying local and national policy and procedural frameworks when undertaking safeguarding activity

The legislation that is relevant to undertaking safeguarding activity

How to support service users and carers to understand safeguarding issues to maximise their decision making

When to use emergency systems to safeguard adults

How to maintain accurate, complete and up to date records

How best evidence is achieved (Trainers are advised to refer to guidance from the Ministry of Justice website

with regard to best evidence in criminal proceedings

The purpose of Safeguarding Adults investigations and how to apply the duties and tasks involved

The roles and responsibilities of the different agencies involved in investigating allegations of abuse

Recommended Courses

Mandatory Training *** This course can be accessed as a stand alone module or as part of the Mandatory Training bundle.

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Safeguarding Booklet
Safeguarding Adults Multimedia Presentation Part 1
Safeguarding Adults Multimedia Presentation Part 2
Safeguarding Adults at Risk MCQ
20 questions
Safeguarding Adults at Risk Level 3
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