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Safeguarding Adults for Senior Staff in Provider Services

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Target Group:

For staff who work in a managerial or senior capacity in a health or social care provider setting (e.g. residential homes, reablement, supported living, domiciliary care etc.). Participants should already have a good understanding of the basics of safeguarding adults as this is not an awareness session.

Course Aims:

A one-day training session to enable managers and senior staff to understand how to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively, and to work to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes people want for themselves.

Intended Impact:

By the end of this course, you will have met the following learning outcomes:

1) Understanding your role in relation to:
• The key safeguarding sections of the Care Act
• Understanding the difference between accidents, incidents and safeguarding concerns
• Understanding reporting procedures and processes in relation to accidents, incidents and safeguarding concerns (who to report to and how)
2) The role of CQC:
• The essential standards
• KLOE’s in relation to safeguarding
• The CQC safeguarding policy
• Regulation 20 Duty of Candour
3) Your responsibility to investigate concerns of abuse or neglect when brought to your attention
4) Discussing concerns with the adult at risk, consent, and capacity and ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’
5) Knowledge of key policies and how to implement them (i.e. self-neglect, escalation policy, Multi-agency Risk Management (MARM) etc
6) DBS referrals
7) Your role and responsibility when they are ‘caused to make the enquiry’
8) How you can make safeguarding personal
9) How you should apply the 6 statutory principles
10) How you should contribute to and work with a safeguarding plan
11) Improve your knowledge of enquiry reports and criminal law in the context of neglect
12) The role of the IOWSAB
13) Understand about the ‘Family Approach’ and how this may impact on your own practice


You should familiarise yourself with your own workplace policy around safeguarding adults.


It would be helpful if you familiarise yourself with the resources for professionals on the Isle of Wight Safeguarding Adult board website which can be found here

Isle of Wight Council employees should book via SAP when possible. Employees without access to SAP and external delegates can book by completing the online application form