Adult Social Care training and development - Safeguarding Adults - Level 2


Coventry City Council

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Course details

The course will help you learn about local authority duties and about outcomes-focused, person-centred safeguarding practice. The course will also to help you make appropriate decisions concerning the
sharing of information when acting to investigate and / or prevent significant harm occurring to adults at risk. You will also learn about making safeguarding enquiries. This course complies with Level 1 Social Care and Levels 1 & 2 Healthcare

This course will enable you to:

  • Learn who is primarily responsible for safeguarding?
  • Know what are the duties for local authority staff
  • Learn about the importance of a person-centred approach
  • Learn about the ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ programme
  • Learn about the duties of the Local Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs)
  • Learn about the duties for the NHS, Police, care providers and other agencies
  • Learn about the law in relation to sharing information
  • Learn about the importance of sharing information to prevent abuse and neglect
  • Learn what to do if a person does not want to share information
  • Know what to share with family and friends
  • Know the seven golden rules for information sharing
  • Learn when an enquiry should take place
  • Learn about the purpose of an enquiry
  • Learn what an enquiry should take into account
  • Learn who can carry out an enquiry
  • Learn what happens after an enquiry
  • Learn about safeguarding plans

Target group

This course is intended for the following groups of people who have a duty of care for adults:
● Those who have particular specialist adult safeguarding
● Professional advisers and designated leads for adult safeguarding
● Operational managers of services for adult safeguarding
● Senior managers responsible for the strategic management of services for adult safeguarding
● Members of Local Safeguarding Adults Boards

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