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Scams and Fraud Awareness Presentation

3rd October 2017 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

| Free
DATE:3rd October 2017 LEVEL: 3
TIME:12:30 PM - 1:30 PM FACILITATOR:
Martin Preisig, Trading Standards Officer
LOCATION:23 Hill Street APPLICABLE TO: Adult
 
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Audience

This presentation would be helpful to anyone working with adults in the community such as care workers, community nurses, health visitors, social workers and staff from the charitable and voluntary sectors.

Aim

The aim of this presentation is to raise awareness of scams and fraud likely to affect people living in Jersey, and to ensure professionals know what to do if they think an adult they know may be the victim of this type of abuse.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Highlight the most common types of scams and fraud likely to affect adults living in Jersey
  • Raise awareness of some of the common ‘warning signs’ that a person may be the victim  of this type of abuse
  • Outline the reasons why an adult may not disclose they are the victim of a scam or fraud
  • Know what to do if you are concerned that an adult you know is the victim of a scam or fraud
  • Be familiar with the ‘Ten Golden rules’ to avoid being the victim of a scam or fraud and be able to pass this advice on to adults you support

Venue, Parking & Refreshments

23 Hill Street does not have disability access; however, training courses can be provided at alternative venues, should this be a problem please clarify any particular access requirements on the application form.

Public car-parking facilities (scratch card) are available at Green Street or Pier Road.

A variety of local food outlets are available within walking distance of the SPB training room, or bring a packed lunch which can be eaten on the premises. Tea and coffee will be provided free of charge.

Safeguarding Partnership Board<br /> 23 Hill Street<br /> St Helier<br /> JE2 4UA<br />