Course Introduction

This course is written in line with National Legislation and Guidance to include the Inter-Collegiate Document for Safeguarding Adults 2019 and the Care Act of 2014.

Duration – 1 x Day (09.30AM – 16.00PM)

Next Course Date –

MAY 2023 – Thursday 18th May 2023

SEPTEMBER 2023 – Tuesday 19th September 2023

Course Aimed at – For those that have regular contact or managerial responsibility for adults at risk

Cost – £150p.p (+ VAT)

Difficulty – Advanced

Trainer – Jackie Hodgkinson 

Materials Provided – Course Materials

Topics Covered

  • Identify signs of abuse or harm, to include FGM, Modern Day Slavery, Domestic Abuse, Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage
  • Understand how to document and report concerns of abuse in a manner that is appropriate for safeguarding and legal processes
  • Understand how to share confidential information when a safeguarding concern is identified
  • Recognise the importance of a Person Centered approach and Think Family
  • Explain how to undertake and contribute to enquires, assessments and the gathering and sharing of information
  • Understand the role of the Mental Capacity Act and its codes of practice when safeguarding adults
  • Identify the impact the Care Act 2014 has when Safeguarding Adults
  • Understand how to apply lessons learnt from audit and Safeguarding Adult Reviews/case management reviews and improve practice
  • Understand the Escalation and Whistleblowing processes

Course Description

The aim of the course is to increase the knowledge of staff that regularly investigate and/or contribute to supporting adults at risk of abuse and/or their families/carers. This includes multi-agency safeguarding procedures and assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of an adult where there are safeguarding concerns.