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Safeguarding for Managers

Half Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at safeguarding leads or managers of staff or volunteers who work with adults at risk.

Overview: 

The aim of this half day session is to teach awareness of safeguarding responsibilities including:          

  • How to identify those at risk          
  • The principles of The Care Act 2010 and other relevant legislation          
  • Principles of information sharing          
  • The Mental Capacity Act          
  • How to respond to disclosures and allegations of abuse          
  • Local authority role and responsibilities including Section 42 enquiries

Outcomes:

At the end of this course participants will:          

  • Understand responsibilities around safeguarding as a manager or designated safeguarding officer or lead          
  • Understand the principles for making personal and individual safeguarding choices          
  • Know how to effectively respond to disclosures or allegations of abuse and neglect          
  • Have the confidence to effectively support staff and volunteers