For managers in the Private, Voluntary & Independent sector.
Understand organisational features which can lead to abuse going undetected and unaddressed
Understand the statutory framework for safeguarding adults and the associated legislation, guidance, policies and procedures.
Be able to describe how a referral progresses through local procedures
Have critiqued the effectiveness of your reporting system and have identified areas for development.
Be able to describe how and when to use the DBS and the process of referring a worker to the DBS Barred list
Understand the importance of working with both disciplinary procedures and safeguarding adults procedures.
Have outlined management responses to whistleblowing and how to support staff who report suspected or actual poor practice and/or abuse.
Understand the importance of defensible decision-making within multi-agency safeguarding adults and other relevant policies and procedures.
Understand the importance of risk management and risk assessment when managing adult safeguarding concerns.
Understand the underlying principles of ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’, and, based on this ethos will be able to identify good management practice and preventative measures which can be put in place to promote the safeguarding and wellbeing of adults with care and support needs.