This course is suitable for professionals from either the statutory or voluntary services who work directly with adults at risk to provide common core skills and knowledge. It would suit staff who need more than a basic level of understanding for safeguarding adults at risk.
To enable practitioners working with adults at risk to understand safeguarding processes and relate these to their role and responsibilities within their work and the wider organisation.
By the end of the course the participants should be able to:
- Identify the signs and indicators of abuse in particular relation to 7 categories of abuse outlined within the local safeguarding adults at risk procedures
- State the key principles of Making Safeguarding Personal and how this applies to practice
- Name the relevant legislation and guidance that provides the framework for safeguarding adults at risk in Jersey
- Explain how capacity is assessed as outlined in the Capacity and Self- Determination Law 2016
- State the key principles of information sharing and identify best practice in recording safeguarding information
- Respond in an effective and timely manner to concerns about the safety and welfare of an adult at risk and be able to make an alert to SPOR ( Single Point of Referral)
- Outline some of the current key issues in relation to safeguarding adults at risk and identify sources of support for their continuing professional development
Skills Jersey is located at Bermuda House, Green Street, St Helier (between the car park and the roundabout). Public parking is available at Green Street car park.
Lunch and Refreshments
Teas and coffees are provided through the day, however, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.