Safeguarding Adults at Risk (for managers and leads)

This full day of interactive learning will ensure that managers and designated leads/officers understand, and are able to fulfil, their requirements and responsibilities regarding safeguarding adults at risk within their organisation.

This course covers:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Values
  • Recognising abuse and neglect
  • Barriers to reporting
  • Reporting abuse
  • Recording abuse
  • Sharing information
  • Impact of abuse

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand relevant legislation for protecting and safeguarding adults at risk including the Mental Capacity Act and Care Act
  • Refresh knowledge of the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
  • Identify risk and vulnerability to abuse and neglect
  • Describe and understand the role and main responsibilities of managers and named and designated leads/officers
  • Explore your own values regarding adult abuse and the impact these can have on professional conduct
  • Explore the barriers can prevent staff and adults at risk from reporting concerns and how to overcome them
  • Understand how to respond effectively to an adult who does report abuse and how to support and supervise staff in making referrals to adult’s social care
  • Explain the issues connected to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality.
  • Identify the impact of abuse on adults at risk and on all those involved
  • Explore your own organisation's relevant policies and procedures

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at anyone responsible for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of adults at risk including managers and named and designated leads/officers.

What's included?

This is a one day course, starting at 9.30 am and finishing at 3.00 pm.  A sandwich lunch is included and coffee/tea and biscuits will be served throughout the day. Refreshments are included throughout the day, including a sandwich lunch. The venue is fully accessible. However, please make us aware of any access or dietary requirements in advance so that we can do our very best to meet individual needs to ensure a great training experience for all delegates.

Who runs this training?

Jo-Anne Fisher delivers courses relating to safeguarding and disability.

Jo-Anne is the founder of Sociability Care CIC which is a multi-award-winning training provider. Jo-Anne has over 15 years experience in senior management roles specialising in safeguarding and disability within the third sector. Jo-Anne is a highly experienced trainer with a strong commitment to delivering interactive, engaging and stimulating learning experiences to drive forward change.

What do delegates say?

“Jo-Anne possesses all the attributes necessary to deliver excellent training, she is diligent, responsive and observant. We can't thank her enough for her professionalism, flexibility, expertise, and hard work in helping us as an organisation” (Registered Manager)