Safeguarding Adults online training through RBC – various dates

Article date
21 October 2020
Primary interest
Social care

RBC have now introduced an online version of their Safeguarding Adults Level 1 training.

Everyone working or volunteering with adults at risk (vulnerable adults) should attend this type of training. The above RBC training is also available to voluntary and community groups in Reading and free to attend. It is an accredited course but you must attend both parts.

  • Part 1 is a pre-recorded presentation, which you can watch at a time to suit you. This will take about 1 hour to complete.
  • Part 2 is a 1.5 hour online workshop for discussion You apply to attend one of the live sessions through the link below.

You will receive a certificate after completing both sessions.

Here are the course aims:

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe circumstances that can make adults vulnerable to abuse
  • Recognise possible indicators of abuse
  • Respond in line with the safeguarding procedures if abuse is found or suspected
  • Report and record appropriately
  • Recognise your duty of care to safeguard adults
  • Describe the link between the multi-agency procedures and other key legislation, policies and procedures, including safeguarding children
  • Understand importance of professional boundaries and the consequences of breach.

You can find out more and book online here through RBC.

Further support
  • If you are responsible for running a community group or charity in Reading and have any questions about your safeguarding practices or procedures or would like assistance with developing these, do get in touch with Herjeet at RVA on herjeet.randhawa@rva.org.uk.
  • Also take a look at the RVA Knowledgbase here for further safeguarding resources, including a DBS guide.