Fully Booked! Safeguarding Adults at Risk Training for Managers and Designated Safeguarding Leads – October 2021

Where is it?


When is it?

From Wednesday, 13th October, 2021
until Wednesday, 20th October, 2021

Safeguarding Adults Training for Managers

This course is now fully booked. Please see our November or January dates.

This online course will explore the roles and responsibilities of managers in terms of safeguarding adults at risk.

We’ll look at the key changes within safeguarding as part of the Care Act. You’ll be encouraged to identify where the challenges are, and to seek solutions towards implementation in practice.

We’ll cover best practice, the expectations of regulators, and the lessons we learned from our safeguarding adults reviews.

This course is for people with a safeguarding responsibility, or looking to develop for a safeguarding role. It’s also suitable for people looking for personal professional development.

Date and Time

This training will take place across three sessions:

  • Wednesday 13 October
  • Friday 15 October
  • Wednesday 20 September

All sessions are from 10.00 am – 12.00 pm, with a 15-30 minute working break.

We’ll deliver the training via Microsoft TeamsYou do not need to have a Microsoft Teams account to take part. However, you might wish to download the Microsoft Teams app before joining, as it can reduce technical issues.

Session 1 Aims:

  • Adult Safeguarding: The Definitions.
  • Understand what makes an adult vulnerable and open to abuse.
  • Different types of abuse.
  • Recognising the signs of abuse.
  • Indicators relating to abuse.
  • The Care Act (2014) and Mental Capacity Act (2005).
  • Raising concerns.

Session 2 Aims:

  • Dealing effectively with abuse.
  • Reporting concerns.
  • Effective record keeping.
  • Making Safeguarding Personal.
  • Wellbeing.
  • Barriers to whistleblowing.
  • Discussion of case study.

Session 3 Aims:

  • Recap of previous learning.
  • Defensible decision making.
  • Risk enablement and balancing risk.
  • Local authority roles and responsibilities.
  • Safeguarding Adult’s Boards.
  • Investigations.
  • S42 Safeguarding Referrals.
  • How to support if the situation does not meet safeguarding criteria – alternative means of support/signposting.
  • Adults Safeguarding Reviews.
  • Effective policy and procedure.
  • How to promote open cultures and Additional Resources, support available for DSLs.


The fee for this course is £125. To fully benefit from this training, you must be able to commit to all three sessions.

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.

You will receive an invoice within 14 days of your booking. If we are required to quote a purchase order number on your invoice, please indicate this when booking. Alternatively, please provide us with purchase order number details within 14 days of booking by emailing ann-craft-trust@nottingham.ac.uk. If the invoice is processed by your accounts or finance department, please ensure their email address is provided when booking. Your invoice will then be emailed in PDF format to the invoicing email address provided.

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 ann-craft-trust@nottingham.ac.uk.