Safeguarding Adults at Risk 1 Training for Volunteers




Safeguarding Adults at Risk level 1 Training Volunteers

This course is designed to help build understanding of safeguarding duties and responsibilities for volunteers.

This half day course is designed to increase knowledge of how to apply the key principles of safeguarding.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at volunteers who are involved in the care and support of someone who could be at risk of harm.

Aims of Safeguarding Adults at Risk level 1

To gain an understanding of the categories of abuse and neglect.

Know how to recognise and respond to allegations and disclosures of abuse.

To explore your role, duties and responsibility to individuals you support.

To be aware of the key safeguarding principles of the Care Act and how this will inform practice.

To be aware of working together and information sharing.

Explore the mental capacity act and safeguarding.


Case studies will be used to explore safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act will be introduced considering the relevance to safeguarding and upholding individual’s rights to make choices and decisions.

The course will aim to promote confidence in recognising abuse and neglect, raising an alert, recognising poor practice and whistleblowing.

This course is funded through UKSPF and priority bookings will be given to volunteers who volunteer in Westmorland and Furness.

Delivered by Ann Craft Trust in partnership with Cumbria CVS as part of the This Is Us Project in Westmorland & Furness.

Please be aware that delegates name/email will be shared with Ann Craft Trust for the purpose of evaluation, monitoring & certificate of completion .

To book your place please click on link below

Data Protection

For the purposes of General Data Protection Regulations (2018), the data controller in respect of your personal data is Cumbria CVS. By registering your interest in the event, you are agreeing for your data to be stored and used by CVS. This will not be accessible to the wider organisation and will be used for the purposes of this event, to meet your needs. Your data will not be shared with any third party, without your prior permission. All data will be held and disposed of in line with our Data Protection and Document Retention Policy.

Please be aware that photos and video clips may be captured during this event by Cumbria CVS and used to help us promote our services and future events. If you do not wish to be photographed or want to withdraw photo consent at any time, please contact us.