3.10 Adult Safeguarding Training


All adult safeguarding training is free to attend.

To find out when courses are available or to request places please email adultsafeguardingtraining@plymouth.gov.uk.

Safeguarding training - how to raise concerns

Who is this for?

Anyone working within the Plymouth City boundaries who come into contact with adults at risk; care homes, nursing homes, domiciliary care agencies, statutory agencies, voluntary and community sector, housing providers, personal assistants, police, etc.

All staff should attend a half day update every three years

Course content

  • What is abuse?
  • Who is an adult at risk?
  • How to recognise signs and circumstances of abuse and/or neglect
  • How to report concerns

Safeguarding Managers training

Course content

  • Look at definitions
  • Categories of abuse
  • The process of managers
  • The roles and responsibilities of managers
  • The opportunity to share experiences, concerns and contribute to service improvement and development

A recommended E-learning course is available on the SCIE Social Care Institute for Excellence website.