Safeguarding Adults in Sport

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Saturday 11th January 2020
13:30 - 16:30
Office 3-4, Farington House, Lancashire Business Park, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 6TW
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Safeguarding adults is a responsibility for every sport and physical activity organisation. Getting this right will ensure a wider participation in sport or physical activity and ensure safe access for everyone.

This three-hour course aims to provide awareness of safeguarding adults at risk in sport and activity for anyone within a sport or activity organisation.

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Aims of Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training:

  • Explore responsibilities in relation to safeguarding (organisational, local and legislative).
  • Identify the signs and symptoms types of abuse, and factors affecting risk of abuse.
  • Look at what consists of poor practice.
  • Know who to go to if you have a safeguarding adults concern.

Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Activity Training will explore the following areas:

  • Supporting a safer environment
    Look at how you contribute to creating a safer environment for adult participants.
  • What is safeguarding?
    Define what safeguarding is and how it applies to sports and activity organisations.
  • Indicators of concern and types of abuse
    Examine key indicators of abuse and learning to recognise the different types of abuse on adults
  • Your role within safeguarding
    Understand what your role is and your responsibilities in terms of safeguarding and participant’s welfare.
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