Level 3 Safeguarding Adults

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Date, Time & Location

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via Zoom

About the Event


This one-day training will offer an understanding of the legal and policy framework for safeguarding adults with a particular focus on Making Safeguarding Personal.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Coordinate the safeguarding adult enquiry and safeguarding planning process
  • Effectively risk assess and manage any actions within each stage of the safeguarding adult process
  • Make sound and consistent decisions within each stage of the safeguarding adult process
  • Describe roles and responsibilities of partner agencies
  • Manage decisions about information sharing, confidentiality, and consent
  • Ensure decisions are made within the context of the legal framework
  • Ensure we make MSP


  • News update, learning from SAR’s, and report from Action for Elder Abuse.
  • Limitations of ‘No Secrets’
  • ADASS/LGA guidance on applying Section 42 enquiries and raising safeguarding concerns

Identify common problems in adult safeguarding work and enquiries and how to avoid them

  • Group Discussion-What does ‘safeguarding mean in practice?
  • Getting the balance right between empowerment and protection/ Safeguarding and Well Being

Legal Framework of safeguarding the statutory sections of the Care Act and how to apply them in practice

Applying the 6 statutory safeguarding principles

  • Making Safeguarding Personal-Risking Happiness clip 

Consider the difference between Safeguarding concerns and s42 enquiries

  • What is a safeguarding concern? Mini case scenario’s
  • When do we carry out a statutory Enquiry?
  • What is the purpose of an enquiry?
  • Planning the Enquiry

Supporting an adult to achieve their outcomes

  • Consideration of Capacity, Consent and Confidentiality

The course will be delivered by Dawn Revell

Dawn is a qualified Social Worker having obtained her professional status over 18 years ago. She continues to practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) under the Mental Health Act 1983.She is a joint trained investigator for safeguarding adults and presently has responsibility for managing and advising on complex safeguarding adult cases. Dawn presently manages a generic, county wide social services emergency duty team. She has worked as an associate trainer for over 4 years and has designed, facilitated and delivered training on risk assessment, mental health, mental capacity and safeguarding adults.

Includes all course materials and a certificate. Course access details will be emailed direct to delegate(s) upon completion of your booking.  If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email assistant@edgetraining.org.uk  or call 07341 277487.

Are you a Local Authority, NHS Trust or CCG ?

If you are a Local Authority, NHS Trust or CCG and require an invoice please email assistant@edgetraining.org.uk for a booking form

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