Safeguarding Adults Knowhow for Managers and Senior Staff in Provider Settings (2 day course)
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Specialist and management roles within the Private and Independent (PVI) Sector Healthcare providers, supporting Sutton residents.
Staff Groups B, C and D as per Bournemouth University national Competency framework for Safeguarding Adults.
Level 3 staff and above (ref: NHS Intercollegiate document 2018 - Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies For Healthcare Staff): Registered health care staff working with adults who engage in assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of adults where there are safeguarding concerns (as appropriate to role); and other named and designated professionals with specialist roles.
Note: This is not an awareness session and participants must already have a good understanding of safeguarding adults at risk before attending this course.
A two-day course to enable managers in the voluntary, private and independent sector to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively, and to work with their partners in the statutory sector to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes service users wish to achieve for themselves.
By the end of the two day course attendees will have:
- Gained the knowledge and confidence required in their role as a manager/ senior staff member responsible for safeguarding adults
- Updated their knowledge of safeguarding legislation, guidance and local procedures in particular the nature of domestic abuse and the new offence of coercive control
- Gained knowledge on how the DBS (formerly CRB) links to Safeguarding Adults
- Explored the tensions between the Safeguarding Adults procedures, and employment law and criminal law
- Gained the skills and knowledge on how to share and gather information in order to contribute to a safeguarding enquiry
- Learned the principles and application of making safeguarding personal
- Developed skills to communicate with a service user to enable them to express the outcomes they wish to achieve to keep themselves safe
- Gained the skills and knowledge on how to preserve evidence following identification of a safeguarding concern
- Improved their understanding of how to make a safeguarding referral and how to contribute to the safeguarding process
- Improved their knowledge and confidence on how to contribute to and comply with a safeguarding plan
- Identified strategies and gained skills for effective risk assessment in Safeguarding Adults
- Greater understanding of the role of the Safeguarding Adults Boards, and how organisations work together in defined geographical areas to safeguard adults
This is not an awareness session and participants must already have a good understanding of safeguarding adults at risk before attending this course.