This course examines the concept of vulnerability and the safeguarding of adults at risk in a variety of situations – some of which are regulated under the Care Standards Act 2000. You will need to have attained at least Level 1 safeguarding adults before attending this course.
You will be able to focus, in detail, on the various forms that abuse can take and develop a better understanding of who is an adult at risk, who the potential abusers are and the actions you must take where abuse is disclosed (safeguarding thresholds).
You will increase your knowledge of identifying and reporting actual or potential abuse , you will be able to define the term “abuse” and distinguish between the various patterns of abuse.
You will get increased knowledge of partner agencies responses and your expected involvement in the Child Protection Process.
Our course will help you in analysing legislation and regulatory frameworks surrounding interagency collaboration including The Care Act 2014, the Care and Support Statutory Guidance, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Safeguarding Adult Reviews.
- Understand roles and responsibilities of others under Safeguarding Adults at Risk Procedures (Care Act 2014)
- Explain the concepts of ‘Duty to Promote Wellbeing and safeguarding
- Understand the adult abuse investigation process from concern to referral, decision making meeting, protection plan and Outcome meeting (Sec 42 )
- Increased vulnerability from Covid restrictions
• Increase knowledge around Information sharing in safeguarding (including DPA 2018)
- Apply a range of knowledge and understanding to solve practical adult abuse situations to understand internal and external referral pathway’s e.g., for example meeting structures and timescales with the use of bespoke case studies
- Understanding emotional aspect of making a decision for another who lacks capacity and demonstrate an awareness of the main principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Best interest principle.
- Understand the requirements of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
- Independent Mental Capacity Advocates
- Other safeguarding arrangements e.g., MAPPA and MARAC, National Child and Domestic Abuse Disclosure schemes, Prevent agenda, Serious Adult Reviews)
Additional Learning Outcomes:
- Powers of Attorney and guidance in safeguarding cases
- Court Of Protection involvement and Powers