Introduction to Safeguarding for Vulnerable People/Groups

This training is presented by Community Action Suffolk

Who are Vulnerable Groups? Many sections of society are regarded as vulnerable, for example, children and young people, people with learning disabilities, physical/mental health issues or dementia, people who are disabled, frail or elderly, refugees, people isolated by language or cultural differences etc. Your community will include people from the above groups, their parents and carers and organisations which provided services to these groups. As members/officers of local councils this training is relevant to you.

Description: This introductory training is interactive and practical, offering a 'generalist' approach to safeguarding; aimed at raising awareness of the need to safeguard vulnerable people and identifying safe working practices; and equipping you with skills, knowledge and confidence to recognising and respond to signs of abuse.

Learners receive a Certificate of attendance and a workbook upon completion of the course.


  • to raise awareness of the need to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • to understand that safeguarding is everyone's responsibility

Course Content:

  • What are contexts within which abuse occurs?
  • What are the signs and indicators ofdifferent types of abuse?
  • How your own attitudes and values may influence your decision making
  • What to do if you have a safeguarding concern
  • How to whistle blow

Course Fees

£30 +VAT per delegate

50% increase for non-members

Training Date

Friday 15 July 10.00am - 12.30pm

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