Is It Abuse or Poor Practice – November 2022

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When is it?

Wednesday, 16th November, 2022

Abuse or Poor Practice

This course will explore the key challenges for providers and organisations in ensuring best practice and continual development.

This course explores the fine line between abuse and poor practice and examines what we have learned from recent safeguarding inquiries. It considers when formal safeguarding procedures should be implemented with reference to local thresholds, the Care Act and Making Safeguarding Personal.

When: 16 November 2022
What Time:
10.00 am – 3.00 pm, with one hour for lunch.
How Much:
£99 per person

Who is this course for?

This course is for managers who have a role that includes responsibility for safeguarding in their organisation.

This could include:

  • Senior Managers
  • Managers
  • Safeguarding Leads
  • Compliance Managers

Aims of Is it Abuse or Poor Practice Training for Managers:

  • Refresh your knowledge and understanding of the Care Act 2014.
  • Discuss poor practice, abuse and the fine line between the two.
  • Challenge our views on acceptable everyday practice.
  • Establish what good support looks like.

Is it Abuse or Poor Practice Managers will explore the following areas:

  • Care Act 2014.
    The key changes to safeguarding adults at risk introduced by the Care Act in 2014 will be identified and explained with a focus on the challenges in practice.
  • Is it ‘safeguarding’?
    How to use best practice guidance to offer support, clarity and consistency in decision making
  • Neglect and organisational abuse.
    What these are and how they link to the fine line between abuse and poor practice.
  • The culture of an organisation.
    What a safe culture looks like, how staff can be supported and encouraged to report concerns and how organisational learning can create safer cultures.

Book your place

To book your place, please complete the form below.

You will need to provide an email address for us to send you your invoice to when booking onto this course. If your organisation requires a purchase order (PO) number to make payments, you will need to provide this also on booking your place. Please contact the Finance department within your own organisation if you need support with this.

There are just 15 places available on this course. So book now to avoid disappointment!

Cancellation Policy: If you notify us within 28 days of the course start that you cannot attend, you will not be charged. If you provide less than 28 days notice or do not attend on the day, you will be charged the full course fee. If you are unable to attend, please feel free to nominate a colleague from your organisation, emailing their name and email address 48 hours before the start of the event to

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