From this CPD module you will learn:
- What safeguarding is and who is affected
- The types of abuse leading to safeguarding issues
- The role of pharmacy teams in recognising and reporting suspected abuse
- Referral pathways to report suspected abuse and training requirements for pharmacy teams
Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.
Safeguarding means protecting the health, wellbeing, and human rights of citizens, which includes children and vulnerable adults.(1) The Children and Families Act 2014 defines a child as anyone who has not yet reached their 18th birthday. The Care Act 2014 defines vulnerable or ‘at risk’ adults as anyone over the age of 18 who: a) has needs for care or support b) is