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Safeguarding Know How for Provider Managers and senior staff

This is usually a two day course targeted at managers and senior staff in independent, private and voluntary organisations to enable them to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand your role as a manager/ senior staff member responsible for safeguarding adults
  • Update knowledge of safeguarding legislation, guidance and local procedures in particular the nature of domestic abuse and the new offence of coercive control
  • Refresh knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Know how to share and gather information in order to contribute to a safeguarding enquiry
  • Have developed skilled to communicate with a service user to enable them to express the outcomes they wish to achieve to keep themselves safe
  • Know how to make a safeguarding referral and how to contribute to the safeguarding process
  • Know how to contribute to and comply with a safeguarding plan
  • Understand the rules that govern information sharing, consent and confidentiality
  • Know how to deal with allegations against staff and when to raise a safeguarding adults concern
  • Be able to apply and implement the safer recruitment agenda in your organisation; understand when DBS checks are required and how to ask questions about motivation to work with vulnerable adults
  • Know how to manage complaints from family members and how to ensure that the complaints process does not detract from any safeguarding concerns

Visit the St Thomas Training website for more information about available courses and details of how to book.