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Adult Safeguarding Investigation: Undertaking and Learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews

Friday 4 Feb 2022


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This conference focuses on Adult Safeguarding Investigation and Undertaking and Learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews.

“The statutory guidance is clear about the purpose of Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs). Reviews should be designed to determine what agencies and individuals might have done differently that could have prevented harm or death. Their completion and dissemination are so that lessons can be learned and applied to future cases to prevent similar harm occurring again. To what degree are SARs achieving this purpose?”

Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews November 2020

“The overarching objective of a Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) is to assure itself that local safeguarding arrangements and partners are effective in helping and protecting adults at risk of abuse and neglect . SABs are under an absolute duty to conduct a SAR where an adult with care and support needs has died as a result of abuse and/or neglect, including self-neglect, whether known or suspected, and there is concern that partner agencies could have worked more effectively to protect the person. There is a comparable absolute duty where the person has experienced serious abuse and/or neglect but survived. In these circumstances there is no discretion; a review is mandatory… SABs may also commission reviews in any other situations involving adults with care and support needs. Such reviews are discretionary”

Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews November 2020

This conference will enable you to:

  • Improve practice in Adult Safeguarding Investigation and Safeguarding Adults Reviews 
  • Reflect on the lived experience, and understand how to better involve people and families 
  • Develop your skills in adult safeguarding investigation 
  • Update your knowledge on the law and statutory requirements 
  • Understand the core principles of Safeguarding Adults Reviews, effective methodology and quality markers 
  • Develop strategies for the identification of non-death or injury reviews that are of value
  • Gain practical advice and tips on interviewing and report writing 
  • Ensure the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) is used to identify systemic risk issues and improve practice,  including the management of Covid-19 related Safeguarding Adults Review (SAR) referrals
  • Understand the police perspective and improve partnership working with the police 
  • Improve your skills in decision making in adult safeguarding investigation and escalation 
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence 

Chair and Speakers Include:

Suzy Braye OBE

Emerita Professor of Social Work, University of Sussex, Co-Author, Analysis of Safeguarding Adult Reviews Findings for Sector Led Improvement

Supt. Stan Gilmour

Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit

Professor Michael Preston-Shoot

Emeritus Professor of Social Work University of Bedfordshire Independent Chair Brent Safeguarding Adults Board Independent Chair Lewisham Safeguarding Adults Board Joint Coordinator National SAB Chairs’ Network and Adult Safeguarding Consultant

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

NHS & Public Sector



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



Virtual Training



(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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