Helen Wilsdon — BA(Hons) — CQSW — PTLLS — HCPC Registered (Number SW85071) Delivering Specialist Training for Safeguarding Adults

Training Courses

SAFEGUARDING ADULTS SPECIALIST TRAINING

TRAINING COURSES

All packages are prepared in accordance with:

  • Care Act 2014 Sections 42-47
  • Safeguarding Adults National Framework of Standards (ADASS, 2005) – Standard 5
  • National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Health and Social Care and resulting NVQs at Levels 2 – 4
  • Skills for Care (SfC) Common Induction Standards – Standard 5
  • Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Care Homes for Adults (DOH 2003) – Standard 23
  • Domiciliary Care Standards (DOH 2000) – Standard 14
  • CQC Essential Standards, Outcome 7: Safeguarding people who use services from abuse
  • The Care Certificate Standard 10.

COURSE 1

Induction Briefing (Breadth Training) – Duration 1 hour

This induction training covers what is abuse, how to recognise abuse and what to do if you find or suspect abuse.

 COURSE 2

Awareness Training (Breadth Training) – Duration 3 hours

This course aims to raise awareness of abuse and to equip participants to recognise the signs of abuse. It examines values and attitudes in working with adult abuse and helps develop skills in responding to disclosures and what to do if abuse is suspected.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Care Act 2014 in relation to Safeguarding Adults
  • Define who they are safeguarding, exploring the term ‘Safeguarding Duty’
  • Identify the types and patterns of abuse and neglect and categorise the signs and symptoms
  • Respond to disclosures, examining issues of confidentiality and sharing information
  • Consider issues of capacity, consent and choice
  • Define what is meant by ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’
  • Describe how to report abuse and raise a Concern
  • Describe how to record all events appropriately

This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Care Certificate Standard 10.

COURSE 3

Training the Trainer – for Safeguarding Awareness Training courses (Depth Training) – Duration 2 days

This course prepares managers, particularly of service delivery units in all sectors, to deliver Awareness Training to their staff teams. A training pack will be available for all participants to take away to ensure consistency of delivery

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver training that is underpinned by agreed training standards and principles of adult learning, including presentation skills, training methods and rehearsal.
  • Display the required skills and knowledge to successfully deliver a Safeguarding Adults Awareness course to their organisation covering:
    • definitions of abuse
    • signs & symptoms
    • local policy & procedures
  • Use the power point presentation pack and associated learning aids provided to ensure consistency of delivery

COURSE 4

Section 42 Enquiry (Depth Training) – Duration 1 day (6 hours)

This course aims to provide social workers, managers and partner agency staff with the knowledge of their role and responsibilities within the safeguarding adult’s enquiry process.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the 6 principles which should underpin all safeguarding practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Care Act 2014 in relation to Safeguarding Adults
  • Explain the legal term “adults with care and support needs” and apply the criteria used to determine if a S42 Enquiry is required
  • Explain the purpose, scope and objectives of a Section 42 Enquiry and how to undertake this in a person led / outcome focused manner
  • Outline the principles of the document: ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’
  • Demonstrate how to gather the views of the adult and describe how this has informed the whole process from beginning to end
  • Explain what is meant by ‘the advocacy duty’ and when it will apply
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the relationship with safeguarding adults
  • Describe the legislation and protocols for sharing information
  • Define good recording skills as appropriate to the Enquiry
  • Explain the purpose, scope and objectives of a safeguarding adults plan and demonstrate how to undertake this in a person led manner which is outcome focused

COURSE 5

Safeguarding Adults for Provider Managers (Depth Training) – Duration 1 day (6 hours)

This course is aimed at line managers, team managers and senior managers within provider settings, to ensure a clear understanding of the Care Act 2014 Sections 42-47 and safeguarding adults processes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Care Act 2014 in relation to Safeguarding Adults
  • Define who they are safeguarding, exploring the term ‘Safeguarding Duty’
  • Identify the types and patterns of abuse and neglect and categorise the signs and symptoms
  • Respond to disclosures, examining issues of capacity, consent, confidentiality and sharing information
  • Define what is meant by ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’
  • Describe how to report abuse and raise a Concern and evaluate barriers and enablers to reporting
  • Summarise common indicators for safeguarding and underlying causes, focusing on prevention and well being
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a Section 42 Enquiry and their role within it
  • Demonstrate how to prepare staff to attend safeguarding meetings
  • Explain the concepts of risk assessment and safeguarding planning
  • Describe what evidence is and how to preserve it
  • Define good recording skills and record keeping

COURSE 6

Chairing Safeguarding Meetings (Depth/Specialist Training) – Duration 3 hours

This course is aimed at those staff who chair safeguarding meetings and examines the process of chairing

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe roles and responsibilities of key people within the various stages of the safeguarding adults process
  • Consider the importance of maintaining a focus on achieving positive outcomes for adults at risk throughout the safeguarding adults process, bearing in mind the latest best practice guidance coming from the “Making Safeguarding Personal” initiative and the 2014 Care Act and Guidance
  • Explain the purpose, content and format of meetings throughout the safeguarding adults process
  • Explain how to effectively manage safeguarding meetings, including decision making, recording and information sharing
  • Describe how to manage conflict and disagreement within safeguarding meetings

COURSE 7

Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)Awareness – Duration 3 hours

By the end of this training, participants will be able to demonstrate they have an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)  including:

  • The 5 principles of the Act
  • Assessing capacity and who decides
  • Best interest decisions
  • Documenting decisions
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocates
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Advance decisions
  • Court of Protection
  • The Public Guardian
  • Criminal offences
  • Restraint
  • What are the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
  • Bournewood Ruling
  • Restriction v Deprivation
  • Judgment of the Supreme Court P v Cheshire West  (March 2014)
  • Six Assessments
  • Deprivation of liberty in “domestic” settings
  • The future of DoLs and the proposed new Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)

COURSE 8

Safeguarding Adults, MCA 2005 and DoLS – Refresher and Updates – Duration 3.5 hours

This course is aimed at those staff who have already completed awareness training regarding Safeguarding Adults, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, who need to refresh their knowledge as part of their continuous professional development

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

  • Define who they are safeguarding under the Care Act 2014
  • Identify the different types of abuse and categorise the signs and symptoms
  • Examine issues of confidentiality, sharing information, capacity, consent and choice
  • Summarise the legislation and guidance they have to act and their safeguarding responsibilities
  • Describe how to record all events appropriately
  • Evaluate their knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including the 5 principles of the Act, best interest decision making, IMCA’s and the legal aspects of MCA
  • Demonstrate their understanding of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, including the ‘acid test’ following the Judgment of the Supreme Court, P v Cheshire West
  • Consider the future of DoLs and the proposed new Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)

COURSE 9

Professional Boundaries and Codes of Conduct – Duration 3 hours

This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to conduct themselves in a professional manner with the people they support.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe what is meant by a ‘code of conduct’ and why it is necessary in the workplace
  • Explore the legal and regulatory requirements of a code of conduct and professional boundaries
  • Demonstrate knowledge of clear professional boundaries with a focus on the customer/worker relationship in this context
  • Evaluate  ‘grey areas’ where professional boundaries are at risk of being crossed, and the associated consequences
  • Define good practice and action plan how this can implemented in the workplace.

COURSE 10

Minute Taking for Safeguarding Adults Meetings  – Duration 3 hours

This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge  confidence to conduct their role effectively

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and compare minute taking styles
  • Describe the core skills and the ABC of minute taking
  • For Safeguarding Adults Meetings:
  •      Gain clarity on minute taking
  •      Define roles and responsibilities
  • Identify relevant legislation, guidance and documentation
  • Demonstrate an awareness of Safeguarding Adults and the terminology which may be used

All courses can be adapted for the needs of your organisation and staff teams or other courses developed as necessary.

For price list click here

For further information or to check availability please E-mail:

Helen (trainer): helen@safeguardingadultstrainingspecialist.com

or

Megan (admin assistant): megan@safeguardingadultstrainingspecialist.com

or

Tel/Text: 07931 781971

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