The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 is designed to protect those adults who are unable to safeguard their interests and are at risk of harm because they are affected by disability, mental disorder, illness, or infirmity.
Harm means all harm including self-harm and neglect.
This informative training session aims to inform candidates about various safeguarding measures, laws, legislation, indicators of harm and how to respond to any concerns of an adult in danger appropriately and confidently.
Our Adult Support and Protection course was created to provide up-to-date safeguarding training for the regulated Health and Social Care workforce.
This could be in several different settings i.e., in a client’s own home, a residential care home or within a hospital. The course outcomes consist of how to identify and protect vulnerable adults, what actions you should take if harm is suspected and understanding the legislation surrounding adults who may be at risk/lack capacity.
After this course, staff will: