Volunteer Now - Keeping Adults Safe: Policy Development

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Keeping Adults Safe: Policy Development

Based on the principles of good practice in safeguarding adults at risk as outlined in Keeping Adults Safe: A Shared Responsibility this half day certificated training programme covers:

  • legal and policy context of adult safeguarding;
  • Keeping Adults Safe: A Shared Responsibility standards;
  • procedures and guidelines relating to adult safeguarding; and
  • developing an adult safeguarding policy.

Who is the training for?

This training is suitable for individuals within organisations that provide activities and services to adults at risk. It will assist participants who have responsibility for developing and/or reviewing their organisation's safeguarding adults at risk policy and procedures.

How much does the training cost?

Keeping Adults Safe training is supported by the Health and Social Care Board. This funding ensures organisations can avail of free Keeping Adults Safe training delivered locally.

Who delivers the training?

Keeping Adults Safe training is delivered by qualified and accredited trainers with experience of safeguarding issues.

How long does the training take?

10.00am - 1.00pm.

Keeping Adults Safe: Policy Development is an interactive and participative training programme where participants will learn through presentation, group work and discussion.

Course venues

To find a course in your area visit our Training Calendar.

Feedback from previous participants

'Very engaging and knowledgable trainer. Interesting and certainly highlighted areas of policy that needs developedwithin my organisation. I feel equipped better to look at reviewing policy. Excellent content and very well delivered.'

'Different things we didn't know, came across very clear. Overall enjoyed the day. I found this training session very useful. Course well presented.'

'All very useful. Legislation. Policy standards. Good discussion re relevant scenarios with participants, small number allowed for this interactive aspect beneficial. Consideration of what to include in writing a policy. Excellent course very useful.'


Any of the courses listed on our website can be delivered specifically for your group or organisation. Alternatively, we can design and deliver training to meet your specific needs, whether that be a short workshop or a large scale programme.

For tailored training enquiries on Keeping Adults Safe contact Ruth Mulholland on 07871 174853 or email ruth.mulholland@volunteernow.co.uk.

Keeping Children Safe training is also available as a suite of certificated training programmes. For more information contact Helen Beggs on 07850 851830 or email helen.beggs@volunteernow.co.uk or visit our Keeping Children Safe website page by clicking here.


*NEW* Keeping Children and Adults Safe: Safeguarding Policy support service

Volunteer Now is launching a new one-to-one safeguarding policy support service, where you will meet a safeguarding expert to discuss the review/development of your safeguarding policy, procedures and guidelines against the recognised standards of best practice. You will also receive an action plan and information which will guide you on how to proceed following the session.

Click here to check our Training Calendar for dates.