A Guide to Safeguarding

The procedures needed to protect children and vulnerable adults from harm, abuse and neglect
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A Guide to Safeguarding
Rating: 3.8 out of 5 (27 ratings)
1,011 students
The safeguarding procedures that organisations dealing with young people and vulnerable adults need
The definition of Safeguarding
The types of organisation that need safeguarding procedures
The responsibilities of organisations for safeguarding
Sources of information on safeguarding

Requirements

  • No pre-course requisites

Description

This course provides a guide to the safeguarding procedures that medical practices and other service providers need to have in place to guard against abuse.

Safeguarding procedures are needed within doctors’ surgeries, schools, nurseries, clubs and associations and any organisation dealing with children and young people, and vulnerable adults.

This is not a course about the clinical detection or escalation of safeguarding concerns

The aim of the course is to help providers design the administrative procedures in place that they need for safeguarding

The focus of the course is the United Kingdom but the principles covered in the course, and the procedures presented, should apply anywhere.

The agenda for the course includes:

1.What is Safeguarding?

2.Who is covered by safeguarding?

3.The Responsibilities of Service Providers

4.Key Decisions for Service Providers

5.Documents relating to safeguarding

6.Registration of new service users

7.Identification of Concerns

8.Proactive Analysis of Issues

9.Collaborative Review

10.Audit of Effectiveness

Who this course is for:

  • Practice managers in organisations dealing with children, young people or vulnerable adults
  • Administrators and managers in organisations dealing with children, young people or vulnerable adults
  • Staff working in organisations dealing with children, young people or vulnerable adults

Course content

1 section • 12 lectures • 34m total length
  • Introduction to Safeguarding
    02:11
  • What is Safeguarding?
    01:50
  • Key Decisions for Service Providers
    05:19
  • What does this mean for Service Providers
    02:56
  • Documents relating to Safeguarding
    02:11
  • The Registration of New Service Users
    03:00
  • Identification of Concerns
    01:31
  • The Proactive Analysis of Issues
    01:34
  • Collaborative Review
    02:03
  • Audit of Effectiveness
    01:28
  • Embedding Safeguarding Procedures
    07:37
  • Key Learning Points and Resources for Further Information
    02:51

Instructor

Process Improvement Specialist
Ross Maynard
  • 3.8 Instructor Rating
  • 80 Reviews
  • 4,764 Students
  • 16 Courses

I am a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants specialising in process improvement. I have nearly 30 years experience in consultancy, facilitation and training. I have published numerous online courses on process improvement, performance measurement, KPIs, problem solving and more.


I live in Scotland with my wife, daughter and our Cocker Spaniel.