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Adult Safeguarding Investigation Training Masterclass

Monday 13 Jul 2020

Central Venue, London

This one day masterclass, facilitated by Christine Moody, Associate Facilitator, The Athena Programme will enable those that lead and assist in identifying the legal framework that is required whilst carrying out enquiries in adult safeguarding.

The course will give a detailed overview of how to ensure service users fully participate in the safeguarding process as well as embedding the principles of Making Safeguarding Personal. The course will cover how to use a range of techniques to identify and preserve evidence.

The focus of the course is set within the legal frameworks of safeguarding adults of compliance and the most up to date legislation; the NHS Intercollegiate Documents for roles and competencies; Section 11 duties Children Act; Section 6 duties under The Care Act 2014; and the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It will also convey practice methods and models for using open ended appropriate questions to obtain best evidence. It will explore the effects on the enquiry if misleading questions are used within the safeguarding process

Key Learning Objectives

  • Describe the legal and other frameworks surrounding Safeguarding Adults.
  • Outline joint and organisational roles and responsibilities for ongoing/further enquiries about safeguarding concerns.
  • Increase confidence in responding to concerns that involve abuse allegations.
  • Understand and apply the key concepts of evidence, its preservation, the process of decision making, resolution and recovery, and outcomes.
  • Develop skills and knowledge to effectively contribute to and co-ordinate multi-agency response when working with allegations of abuse in respect of protection planning.
  • Understand your role and how you contribute to the decision making meetings and actions assigned as a result.
  • Explain and apply the principles, processes and practice skills involved in undertaking ongoing/further enquiries and preparing for the outcome meeting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in interviewing.
  • Proficiently plan and carry out an ongoing enquiry.
  • Produce a written report for the outcome meeting.
  • Identify personal and organisational barriers to effective practice.
  • Develop an action plan to apply learning to professional practice.

The Facilitator for this course, Christine Moody, is a highly experienced senior manager with a track record of delivering sustained improvements in health and social care. She currently has a range of independent roles with specialist areas of expertise including implementation of the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act and safeguarding adults at risk. Christine is an experienced trainer with a creative results-orientated approach who receives excellent feedback on her ability to engage with people and organisations to help them achieve measurable and realistic outcomes.

This masterclass is also available in house

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Getting to the Venue

De Vere West One is located on Portland Street and is a 10 minute walk for Great Portland Street Underground station and a 5 minute walk from Oxford Circus
By Rail
De Vere West One is just a five minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus tube (Central, Victoria, and Bakerloo), Bond street (Jubilee) and a 10 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) and Marylebone station.
By Road
Portland Place is just north of Oxford Circus. The nearest NCP car park is approximately 300 yards away. Follow the A4201 past De Vere West One taking the second left turning onto Weymouth Street, then take the second left onto Weymouth Mews.
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Fee Options

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(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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