Adult support and protection/Safeguarding


This training course aims to help the learner understand how to identify factors that could harm the vulnerable members in our care communities and how to safeguard them from further harm. The course is suitable for Individuals, groups and allied professions working with vulnerable adults and as a component of continuous professional development.

What you will learn


Course Learning Outcomes:

Develop an awareness and understanding of the principles of the legislation

Understand the definitions of an ‘adult at risk’ and ‘harm’

Develop an understanding of thresholds and criteria for referral

Recognise the responsibility to refer and the process involved

Develop an understanding of the statutory duties on councils to inquire and investigate

Awareness of Protection Orders; Right to representation; Duty of co-operation

Develop an understanding of the pyramid of intervention

Develop an awareness of the individuals who may be considered in terms of the legislation

Develop an awareness of the linkage between the Adult Support and Protection (Scot) Act 2007, Adults with Incapacity (Scot) Act 2000 and the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act 2003

Further information

Supportive Solutions
Supportive Solutions
2 Hours
£250 (ex VAT)
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Virtual delivery

Contact Information

Supportive Solutions

18A Backbrae Street
G65 0NH