Adult Safeguarding: Information and Resources

About our training

CST offers an Adult Safeguarding Awareness course for community and voluntary groups.  This course is ideal for everyone involved with the group and aims to increase everyone’s awareness of adult harm and how to respond to concerns.

Other training available

If you are working with adults at risk of harm, more detailed training for community and voluntary groups, including courses for Adult Safeguarding Champions, is available from Volunteer Now.

Volunteer Now are commissioned by the Local Adult Safeguarding Partnership to provide a small number of FREE training courses in the Southern area.  Find out more by contacting them on 028 9023 2020 or view their training calendar online.

Key policy and guidance documents

Our training is based on these key regional documents:

Adult Safeguarding Champions are required to complete an Annual Position Report for their organisation, based on the NIASP template and guidance:

Concerns about an adult

If you’re worried about an adult who may need help to protect themselves, you can contact:

  • Adult Protection Gateway Team – 028 3756 4423
  • PSNI – 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency)
  • Regional Emergency Social Worker (for out of hours crisis support) – 028 9504 9999
  • Elder Abuse Helpline – 0808 808 8141
Useful links