David Gell

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Course details

Course aims:

  • To further develop the practitioner’s knowledge and skills base in undertaking a Section 42 Enquiry and consider implications of the Care Act 2014

There will be a workbook to review prior to the session.

Course outcomes:

· Apply the legal and policy framework relating to Safeguarding Adults.

· Understand the local frameworks for responding to adult abuse issues.

· Apply the different stages of the safeguarding adult process and how agencies need to

   work together: the focus being on the Section 42 Enquiry.

· Empower a person with care and support needs throughout the safeguarding process

   using the ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ practice approach.

· Reflect on the interface between the safeguarding adult’s procedure and MCA/DoLS;

            including the use of IMCA in Adult protection.

Course length
2 days
Knowledge and Skills Framework
Safeguarding (4) Mental capacity (5) Effective Assessments and outcome-based support planning (7) Supervision, Critical reflection and analysis (8)
Professional Capability Framework
Values and Ethics: Apply social work ethical principles and values to guide professional practice (2) Knowledge: Apply knowledge of social sciences, law and social work practice theory (5) Contexts and organisations: Engage with, inform, and adapt to changing contexts that shape practice. Operate effectively within multi agency and inter professional partnerships and settings (8)
Target group

Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Social Care Professionals




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