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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Scotland)

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 Scottish 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 Scottish legislation
  • Learn 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.