Positive Risk Management
Date & Time:
Target Group / Level
All permanent staff within the following adults Social Care teams; Sutton & Cheam Locality, Carshalton Locality, Wallington Locality, Learning Disabilities, CWD Transitions, Hospital Pathway, Admiral Nurses, Health & Social Care, Clinical Health, Sutton Inclusion Team
Agency staff and START team need to book to attend the half day Positive Risk Management Awareness course
This one-day course aims to provide the knowledge and support for Care Managers, Case Workers, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists to develop their capabilities and strengthen their professional confidence in practice. It will also help them to undertake Risk Assessment and Management plans linked to Support Plans and a personalised approach. A range of areas will be examined including the complex issue of choice vs. control, the 'duty of care' and neglect. It will explore capacity and the right to make unwise decisions, and how to proactively engage vulnerable and reluctant service users. It will explore best practice involving deciding who will be involved, identifying risks, strategies and developing support plans, whilst at the same time safeguarding service users’ individual rights.
The programme will include on practice application within the context of the local authority risk management policy and procedures. Decision making will be examined, and peer learning amongst the participant group encouraged, with a focus on shared learning and reflection specific to positive risk. The evidence base for positive risk and how outcomes can be improved by taking a co-productive approach with the individual will be emphasised throughout. Participants will be supported to explore their values, beliefs and assumptions, consider how these impact on decision making and how organisational cultures, custom and practice can influence the risk assessment and support planning processes.
This course will provide participants with the following learning outcomes:
- A clear understanding of Positive Risk Assessment and Management
- Tools and frameworks for assessing risk in practice using Positive Risk Management principles.
- An understanding of the benefits of a Positive Risk Management approach as opposed to more traditional defensive risk adverse approaches.
- To confidently link Positive Risk Management with current legislation, particularly the Care Act (2014) Mental Health Act (1983/2007), Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Local Authority Policies.
- The ability to apply Positive Risk Management to practice and encourage discussion and analysis with peers.
- The ability to analyse how their personal values and experience around risk may influence their professional judgments.
- The ability to clearly record decision-making and how risk has been assessed and managed.
|Education - Cognus||0|
|Education - Early Years||0|
|Education - Other||0|
|Education - Schools/Colleges||0|
|LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age Disabilites||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Clinical Health||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Heads of Service||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Other||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - START||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Transitions||No Limit|
|LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality||No Limit|
|LBS People Children's - Adoption and Permanence||0|
|LBS People Children's - Blue Locality||0|
|LBS People Children's - Children with Disabilities||0|
|LBS People Children's - Court||0|
|LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant Director||0|
|LBS People Children's - Early Help||0|
|LBS People Children's - Fostering||0|
|LBS People Children's - Green Locality||0|
|LBS People Children's - Heads of Service||0|
|LBS People Children's - Integrated Childrens Services||0|
|LBS People Children's - Leaving Care Team||0|
|LBS People Children's - Looked After Children||0|
|LBS People Children's - MASH||0|
|LBS People Children's - Other||0|
|LBS People Children's - Placements||0|
|LBS People Children's - QA||0|
|LBS People Children's - RAS||1|
|LBS People Children's - Red Locality||0|
|LBS People Children's - Sutton Inclusion & Support||0|
|LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth Support||0|
|LBS People Children's - Youth Offending Team||0|
|NHS - Clinical Commissioning Group||0|
|NHS - Community Services||0|
|NHS - Hospital||No Limit|
|NHS - Other||No Limit|
|Private - Domiciliary Care||0|
|Private - Nursing Home||0|
|Private - Other||0|
|Private - Residential Home||0|
|RBK Shared Service||No Limit|
|Supported Living||No Limit|
|Sutton Housing Partnership||0|