This CACHE endorsed short course explores managing safeguarding at a childcare, playwork, or health and social care setting. Explore communication and information sharing, evaluating policies and practices, and complete practical exercises which enable you to support all areas of safeguarding through reflection and promotion of multi-agency working.
- You will learn the details of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
- You will learn about the human rights that safeguarding encompasses
- You will learn how these rights are equally appropriate for other vulnerable groups
Advantages of this course
- As a society, we have a duty to protect children, young people, and vulnerable adults from harm. This is often referred to as safeguarding individuals and every nation will have its own laws relating to safeguarding, which cascades down to a local level. In a care setting there was also be policies and procedures on safeguarding. As such, it is imperative that practitioners are aware of the relevant legislation, guidance, policies and procedures, and, importantly, know how to put it in to practice. This course will help to deepen understanding of safeguarding, and provides a specific guide to multi-agency working.
- Should there be concerns over the welfare of an individual, staff in a care setting should be equipped with the knowledge that will enable them to not only identify signs and symptoms of abuse but act appropriately. This course suggests reading, case studies, and additional information that will provide practical information and expand knowledge.
- Additional activities encourage you to reflect on your learning