Health & Social Care
Safeguarding Adults (for Managers)

The aim of this one-day programme is to explore management responsibilities in relation to safeguarding adults within the context of the provider manager function, through offering clarity on the key management responsibilities within your local Multi-Agency Policy and Operational Procedures.

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

  • Describe how they would meet required service qulity standards
  • Explain their role in supporting staff who report suspected/actual abuse
  • State their responsibilities to the abused person
  • State their responsibilities to the alledged abuser
  • State their responsibilities to others involved, e.g. service users, staff
  • Explain how they will prioritise their actions
  • Describe their responsibilities in the recruitment, selection, management, supervision and training of staff
  • Describe how they will respond to incidents complaints and whistleblowers

One day.

This course should be run for groups of up to 12.

This programme is specifically aimed at those who own or manage care or support services.

The contents of this course will incorporate issues of equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice to assist participants in understanding and challenging all forms of discrimination.

  • Making safeguarding personal
  • Demonstrating safe, effective, caring, responsive leadership
  • 6 key principles of safeguarding, Care Act (2014)
  • Understand individual roles and responsibilities within organisation safeguarding procedures
  • Understand  local authority Safeguarding Adults Boards multi-agency  processes
  • Implications of Mental Capacity Act (2005), DoLs (2008), the Human Rights Act (1998)
  • Examine issues regarding staff recruitment, selection & dismissal, including regulated and non-regulated activities and DBS checks
  • Examine issues regarding staff supervision and management in safeguarding situations
  • Issues to consider in making decisions on safeguarding matters
  • Whistleblowing,
  • Confidentiality, Caldicot  principles, reporting, responsibility to share, public interest,
  • Appropriate documentation, record storage, Data Protection Act (1998)
  • Challenging decisions, escalation proceedures
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Safeguarding Adults (for Managers)