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Adult Support and Protection Level 2


This course will aid practitioners in defining, recognising and identifying key concepts in relation Adult Support and Protection. 

Practitioners will develop an in depth understanding of key legislation which has informed local Adult Support and Protection procedures.  

Key themes explored will include the signs of harm, the Adult Support and Protection principles and their application in practice and ethical dilemmas and the local response to concerns that an adult is at risk of harm.

Practitioners will also have the opportunity to apply their learning to case scenarios.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the term 'adult at risk'
  • Discuss what is meant by the term "harm"
  • Explain and recognise the signs of harm
  • Understand the response to concerns that an adult is at risk of harm
  • Understand the responsibilities about sharing information
  • Awareness of the principles that should be followed and ethical dilemmas faced
  • Understand the local Adult Support and Protection procedures

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at staff who have specific designated responsibility for adult protection issues as part of their role, where this is linked to their post and/or those who will be involved in undertaking adult protection investigations, or working with complex cases.  e.g. providing particular forms of support relating directly to adult protection.

Course Length

This is a 1-day training course.

Please Note: The levels of Adult Support and Protection training courses, such as Level 1 and Level 2, are designed towards specific job roles and responsibilities.  To determine which course is most appropriate, please read the course descriptions and consider your job role and responsibilities within the context of Adult Support and Protection.

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