Safeguarding Adults Training for Managers of Services – 15th & 16th July 2019


Safeguarding Adults Training for Managers of Services

Training Dates: 15th & 16th July 2019

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm across 2 consecutive days*

Venue: The Live Well Centre, Dundas House, Middlesbrough, TS1 1HR

*Please note that lunch will not be provided.

Facilitated by Yo Dunn

Yo is a trainer and consultant who works across the public sector (primarily in social care and education) with specialisms in autism and law. She is experienced in working closely with professionals in local authorities, care providers and in schools. She creates and delivers high level training on the legal framework of adult social care, safeguarding and autism for many English local authorities and other clients, including sector organisations such as OPG and ADASS. Yo provides training on all aspects of the Care Act; Adult Safeguarding law and practice; Mental Capacity law; DOLS; SEND law; and specialist autism courses for social care and education professionals. She has a thorough and up to date working knowledge of public law and professional practice issues in both adult and children’s services and a multi-faceted perspective on a range of issues affecting all client groups, but particularly autistics both with and without intellectual disabilities.

Aim: The course aims to equip managers of services to be confident in their role of preventing and responding to abuse, applying the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) legislation and managing safe services.

Who should apply for this course?

Managers of services including:

  • Registered Managers and their Deputies
  • Day Service Managers
  • Clinical Matrons
  • Safeguarding Leads in Health and Social Care Services
  • Protecting Vulnerable People Unit Officers
  • Safeguarding Leads in Cleveland Fire Brigade

Staff will be expected to have completed Level 1 safeguarding training prior to attending this course.

Day 1 – Safeguarding Adults

  • Understand the requirements of The Care Act 2014 in relation to safeguarding adults
  • Understand and be able to apply the Teeswide Inter-agency policy and procedures
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to a safeguarding adults enquiry
  • Ensure adults at risk are supported appropriately to be involved and represented in a safeguarding adults enquiry
  • Have awareness and practical application of a range of local and national legal, multi-agency policy and procedural frameworks when undertaking safeguarding adults activity
  • Have awareness of the legislative framework affecting choice, capacity and decision making
  • Explore safeguarding preventative approaches within health and care settings
  • Understand and be able to apply responsibilities in relation to Regulation 13: Safeguarding service users from abuse and improper treatment
  • Understand the importance of good record keeping and information sharing in relation to safeguarding activity.

Day 2 – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

  • Understand legal responsibilities under MCA and DoLS and the implications on practice
  • Be able to apply the principles of the MCA when managing care services
  • Use a framework for supporting and involving people when making decisions
  • Have explored with colleagues how human rights principles inform good practice when supporting people to make decisions
  • Have a clear understanding of the links between human rights, MCA and DoLS
  • Understand the implications of the Cheshire West judgment in relation to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Requesting a Place

If you would like to request a place, please complete the form below by Friday 14 June 2019One form per person is required (if you are completing on behalf of someone else, please ensure to include their email address and not your own/or a generic email address). Please note that submitting a form does not guarantee a place, however we suggest that you provisionally book these dates in your diary. These training sessions are usually oversubscribed and therefore allocation of places will be determined on a number of factors. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible on the ‘why you want to attend’ section of the form.  If you have already registered as a user please remember to log into your account prior to completing the form.

We will aim to send confirmation of your place by Friday 28th June 2019. If you are unsuccessful you will be informed and your name may be added to a waiting list for this specific date.

This course is free to attend, however if your place is confirmed and you are unable to attend you must inform the Business Unit by 11.30pm on Sunday 7th July 2019.  Cancellation after this date or failure to attend either day will result in a £50 per day charge.

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