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Safeguarding Adults at Risk - The Practitioners Role (Level 2)

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Safeguarding and Legal

Course overview

This course has been developed for practitioners, who are required as part of their job, to start or complete, a Safeguarding Adults at Risk ‘Enquiry Form’, to make decisions around disclosures, allegations or concerns in relation to the Safeguarding of Adults at Risk, and instigate the Safeguarding Adults at Risk Procedure. It will support practitioners to improve the level of consistency and competence required of them when working within the multi-agency policies, protocols and guidance. Through discussions and group work, participants will explore the complexities, conflicts, competencies and value requirements required to practice skilfully and sensitively within their job role and responsibilities.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and Safeguarding Adults documentation
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Act 2014
The Care Certificate Standard 10
And the following QCF unit:
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

Course content

Vulnerability and the legal framework
Effective and consistent report writing, record keeping and handling Information
Professional accountability and your role in adult safeguarding
Effective decision making – the balance
Promoting dignity in care through equality, diversity and inclusion
The Dignity Champion explained

Learning outcomes

Describe how definitions of the terms abuse and vulnerability impact on intervention in adult safeguarding
Be familiar with the multi-agency adult safeguarding policy, protocols and guidelines and the resulting practice implications, particularly in relation to the professional role
State how the legislative framework affects choice, capacity and decision making with vulnerable adults
Explain how to measure risk and vulnerability and balance this with choice, needs and preferences, of service users when planning intervention
Describe how the professional role and responsibilities in respect of disclosure, recording, confidentiality, information sharing and negotiating with other agencies in relation to Adults at Risk
Explain their understanding of issues of autonomy and risk in decision making in relation to Adults at Risk and how this links to work knowledge, skills and values in adult safeguarding practice and to agency and statutory requirements
State how equality, diversity and inclusion can impact on safeguarding
Describe the role of a Dignity Champion
Explain how to promote dignity in care


6 hours

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