Safeguarding adults knowhow for managers and senior staff in provider settings (2 day course) 2021-2022

Date & Time:

Tuesday 15 February 2022 (09:30 - 16:30)
Wednesday 16 February 2022 (09:30 - 16:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G1B, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group:

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

Course Overview:

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.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the two day course attendees will have:

  1. Improved knowledge, understanding and confidence to fulfil their senior safeguarding role and responsibilities to ensure compliance with statutory requirements
  2. Updated their knowledge of safeguarding legislation, guidance and local procedures in particular the nature of domestic abuse and the new offence of coercive control
  3. Improved knowledge about how the DBS (formerly CRB) links to safeguarding adults responsibilities
  4. Explored issues relating to safeguarding adults principles, employment law and criminal law
  5. Improved knowledge about how to share and gather information in order to contribute to a safeguarding enquiry 
  6. Improved understanding about the principles and application of making safeguarding personal
  7. Improved skills to communicate with a service user to enable them to express the outcomes they wish to achieve to keep themselves safe 
  8. Improved knowledge and understanding about how to preserve evidence following identification of a safeguarding concern
  9. Improved understanding of how to make a safeguarding referral and how to contribute to the safeguarding process
  10. Improved knowledge, understanding and confidence about what is required to effectively contribute to and support the implementation of a safeguarding plan
  11. Improved strategies and skills to undertake and contribute to effective risk assessments to safeguard adults
  12. Improved understanding about the role of the Adults Safeguarding Board, and how organisations work together in partnership to safeguard adults

Special Instructions:

Attendance is required to both days

Participants must have undertaken safeguarding adults awareness training prior to attending this course. 

Due to Covid-19, to protect all the delegates, we have reduced the number of spaces.

It is also important that all delegates:

  • Do Not to come in if not well
  • Remember to wash hands regularly
  • Practice respiratory hygiene measures
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Bring own PPE, gloves, masks, aprons and gel
  • Bring own lunch and refreshments please as the venue is currently not able to supply any

Due to the reduced number of spaces, in the event of high demand organisations might be prioritised based on how recently equivalent training was undertaken.



Places Available:


Further Information:


St Thomas Training

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1B, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)