Keeping Adults Safe, 23 January 2018

Keeping adults safe: an introductory course for community groups and voluntary organisations who work with, engage and deliver activities or services for adults

Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018

Time: (9.15am arrivals) 9.30am – 4.30pm

Venue: Conference Room, Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG

Concentrating specifically on the over 18s age group, this course will provide you with an understanding of your role in establishing a safe environment, and what you can do to create this environment. The course will look at what is meant by the term ‘Safeguarding Adults’, and the factors that may increase the risk of abuse and how to respond to suspected abuse.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • understand and apply the principles that underpin all safeguarding adults, including the Mental Capacity Act
  • recognise factors that may increase the risk of abuse
  • understand the practices that create a safe environment
  • recognise evidence and indicators of possible abuse
  • understand and be able to use procedures to enable suspected harm or abuse to be reported
  • have knowledge of signposting resources to other safeguarding support

This course will be led by trainer Mel Parr


Course eligibility

This course is for voluntary and community groups and organisations of all sizes who work with adults over 18+, in any community-based setting and are new to learning relating to keeping adults safe or those who want to refresh their understanding.

Places will be prioritised for our members.


Course fees

Organisation’s Annual Income Our members Non-members *
Under £250,000 £80 £90
Over £250,000 £120 £130

* Organisations that are not members, but are a charity or community group operating in Brighton, Hove, Adur or Worthing.

Some bursary places are available to groups with an income of less than £35,000 per annum.


To book

To book your place, or if you have any questions, get in touch with us at or 01273 234023


Do you work specifically with children and young people?

Safety Net provides training in safeguarding practices for children and young people, up to the age of 25 years

Safety Net build safer communities for children and young people, where all children, young people and families know that they have the right to feel safe, the responsibility to keep others safe and the support to reach their full potential. They have a range of courses available.


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