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Safeguarding adults - for managers of care services (Group B)

Course description

This is an interactive course for managers, deputy managers and supervisors in regulated care and support services who have line management responsibility and considerable professional and organisational responsibility for safeguarding. Typically learners will include:

  • Frontline managers
  • Health and social care provider managers
  • Safeguarding champions
  • Senior staff, supervisors and deputies

The workshop will focus on ensuring that attendees:

  • Understand their responsibilities as required by CQC essential standards of quality and safety, particularly outcome 7 – safeguarding people who use services from abuse and outcome 14 – supporting workers
  • Recognise an adult potentially in need of safeguarding and take action in line with best practice and local/national policy and procedures
  • Take a pro-active approach that reduces risk and promotes safer services while ensuring independence, choice and control
Qualification details

This is not an accredited course.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Assessment details

There is no formal assessment.

Course length

Half day (3 hours).

Course dates, times and venues

This course is scheduled to run regularly throughout the year. Please contact us for the next dates running at a location near you or view the Upcoming courses section on this website. We offer the option of a bespoke safeguarding session for learners from a single organisation and this can be arranged for a date and location that suits.

Fee details

£50 per person for attendance on a scheduled session. Bespoke training requests will be priced on application.

How to apply

It’s easy to enrol on the course - there is a short application form to complete. Request a form and reserve your place by contacting the Learning in Wiltshire team on 01225 713183 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming courses

Learner feedback

"Thank you. The course content was excellent and so were you!"

"Thank you for the course, I enjoyed it very much and I am delighted that I passed the exam. I feel that I learnt a lot and I'm sure the knowledge will help me to improve the service that we offer."

"An excellent trainer, probably one of the best I’ve had lead any of the courses I’ve done, and pitched the whole day just right."

"The single best piece of training that I have received at Wiltshire or any other Council. It was brilliantly put together, delivered its messages superbly and had the right balance of teaching useful skills and challenging ideas."

"Thanks to you, and the rest of the excellent team for helping me to gain this qualification."

"Thank you very much for your help with mail merge. I found the added knowledge very useful and put the knowledge to use straight away - I felt confident and produced the goods."

“An excellent workshop, that really focused on the skills and methods required to have courageous conversations, very useful for both internal and external situations.”

“Very useful and informative, but fun too. Chris is an excellent trainer - personable, knowledgeable and interesting!”

"One of the best courses I've attended through Wiltshire Council, definitely worth doing."