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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Northern Ireland)

Overview

Abuse and neglect can cause long-lasting damage to a person’s physical and emotional wellbeing which is why it’s everyone’s responsibility to protect vulnerable adults from the risk of harm. By the end of this module, you’ll have a better understanding of the principles behind safeguarding and the impact of Northern Irish legislation as well as know how to recognise the signs of abuse, how to respond to and record a disclosure of harm and how to report your concerns to the relevant authorities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a better understanding of the principles behind safeguarding and the impact of Northern Irish legislation
  • know how to recognise the signs of abuse
  • Learn how to respond to and record a disclosure of harm and how to report your concerns to the relevant authorities.