Informal Carers and Safeguarding Training

Duration: Half day – 3 hours

Level*:  This is a specialist course

Learning Objectives:

This half day course will give an overview of:

·         Care Act duties of assessment and support toward informal carers

·         How Care Act safeguarding duties apply to informal carers

·         How abuse and neglect can flow from insufficient support to carers

·         Care and support statutory guidance: guidance on safeguarding and informal carers

·         Stresses and strains on informal carers and where these can lead

·         Reminder that Care Act safeguarding duties refer to protection from abuse or neglect (not protection from harm) – and why this is an important distinction, in relation to informal carers

·         Informal carers caring for a person who lacks capacity, including basic care and manual handling issues

·         Criminal offences that can arise in circumstances of informal care: including wilful neglect, ill treatment, manslaughter, murder, theft, fraud.


Cost: £55

Payment must be received no less than 7 days prior to the course date. The price includes all course materials and refreshments

* Level as indicated in the Safeguarding Adult Framework, which can be found on the SET Safeguarding Adults Training Strategy

Book onto course

7.06.18 – ERO, Chelmsford – 9.30 – 12.30