YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND THE "RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS" (previously ALERTER) COURSE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP.
Safeguarding Adults is a high priority aspect of the social/healthcare task. The role of a manager/practitioner in ensuring that staff respond appropriately to an ‘alert’ is vital. These staff also need to be confident about their own responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to concerns about a person’s safety. This 1-day course will assist managers/supervisors, Social Workers/OTs and other practitioners including in healthcare be clear about their role: how Making Safegaurding Personal impacts on it, how to conduct an interview, and how to make decisions about what to do next.
The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.
By the end of the day participants will have:
* Greater clarity about their own role and responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to others' concerns about a person's safety * An awareness of the "Making Safeguarding Personal" approach.
* Covered the information-gathering aspects of Safeguarding Adults cases, looking at what should happen prior to the invoking of the Safeguarding Adults Policy.
* Looked at how to conduct an interview and how to make decisions about what to do next.
* More detailed guidance on ways to deal with an alert in this context, specifically focusing on issues of evidence preservation and contamination.
* Clarity about inter-agency responsibilities in this key area of their work.