The aim of this course is to ensure staff, multi-agency partners in a wide range of roles and safeguarding leads from the wider community, understand their responsibility in Safeguarding adults and have the confidence and knowledge to act appropriately to secure the best outcomes for the adult.

This course also aims to provide knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation that supports safeguarding adults activity at an introductory level to enable local authority, voluntary and independent sector care organisation staff to respond appropriately to concerns and reports of financial/material abuse within the context of the London Multi-Agency Adult Safeguarding Policy.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognise an adult potentially in need of Safeguarding and take action as appropriate to role
  • Understanding the procedures for raising a safeguarding concern
  • Understand dignity and respect when working with individuals
  • Understanding Safeguarding best practice
  • Understanding of what is meant by financial abuse, what increases the risks to adults, and how to apply this to practice
  • Understand the wider arena that includes fraud, scams and abuse on line.
  • Demonstrate agencies can work together to safeguard adults from financial abuse, the law, the policy and the limitations on intervention.
  • Have a greater potential to challenge and address financial abuse

Booking your placeMLS logo

All agencies providing services to people in Southwark are able to access free safeguarding training via My Learning Source. Here you can view available face-to-face courses and book your place online, or make use of the many e-learning packages.  

Organisation not yet registered with My Learning Source?

  1. Go to
  2. Once you are on the login page, click on 'Support and Login Instructions', read through the information in the pop-up, then click 'Register my Organisation'
  3. Once the organisation registration form has been completed and submitted to us, a member of the team will check and verify to grant access. You will then be notified within 72 hours by email.

Don't have a My Learning Source Account?

  1. Your organisation will need to be registered, as per the instructions above. 
  2. Anyone from a registered organisation can then create their own account by selecting 'Create new account' on the login screen here.  

If you have any problems accessing MyLearningSource, or have other questions about training, please email [email protected].

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