This course will identify roles and responsibilities of agencies involved in the investigative process with a focus on the Local Authority. It will develop confidence to carry out investigative and assessment activities, including identifying and managing risk factors, contributing to strategy meetings, conferences and protection planning.
Who is this course for?
This course is for individuals involved in local authority safeguarding enquiries.
This could include:
- Safeguarding Leads
- Social Workers
Aims of Making Safeguarding Enquiries Training for Managers
- Understand and use all aspects of the local policy and procedure.
- Understand the legal context of Safeguarding Adults, measures available to protect adults who may be vulnerable to abuse and how local policy and procedures relate to other policy, guidance and legislation.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of all agencies involved in the enquiry process.
- Understand the importance of recording and documenting all information appropriate to any allegation and enquiry in accordance with the local policy and procedures and relevant internal guidance.
- Understand the principle of information sharing.
- Conduct assessment activities in accordance with local policy and procedures, including identifying and managing risk factors.
- Engage in a positive multi-agency approach to Safeguarding Adults.
Making Safeguarding Enquiries Training will explore the following areas:
- Care Act
Defining an ‘adult at risk’ and safeguarding responsibilities
- Outcome-focused safeguarding and MSP
Including the 6 key principles that underpin adult safeguarding
- Strategy discussions or meetings
Understanding the processes involved, the purpose, what are the expected outcomes and determining what action to take
- Multi-agency approach
Identifying who needs to be involved
- Planning investigations
Understanding the different types of investigations and how to plan and prepare for them
- Risk management, the MCA and safeguarding