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Raising Care Concerns: Halton Safeguarding Adults Board Training Programme...

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Brookvale Children's Centre

Woodhatch Road

Runcorn

WA7 6BJ

United Kingdom

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Raising Care Concerns

Synopsis

The need to safeguard adults from risk of harm or abuse is an integral part of working with those with additional care and support needs. Early identification and intervention into circumstances which create unease can reduce the incidence and impact of further harm occurring, but knowing when to take action can be daunting.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session attendees to this training will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the need to raise a care concern and a safeguarding alert
  • Promote people’s wellbeing, taking account of their views, wishes, feelings and beliefs
  • Identify appropriate actions where unsuitable arrangements or poor practice puts people at risk
  • Consider reporting mechanisms and approaches to communicating unease

Topics Covered

  • Threshold of enquiry
  • Assessing risk based on the information available
  • Common safeguarding issues and early identification
  • Quality assurance in care

Target Audience

This course is aimed primarily at those working in social care, health and support roles within Halton for those with additional needs which arise as part of a disability or impairment.

Delivery method and details

This is a half-day learning sessions which involves group discussion, participatory exercises and interactive activity.

It is expected that the knowledge and skills gained will be taken away and embedded into practice. The learner’s organisation will be accountable for measuring competence following training.

There is no preparatory learning associated with this course however participants would be well served to have an understanding of safeguarding basic awareness prior to attending. HSAB website has a range of local and national information and resources http://adult.haltonsafeguarding.co.uk/ including access to e-learning courses.

There is no required frequency during which learners should undertake this training however refreshment of knowledge may be considered every three years.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Available for everyone living or working in Halton aged 18+

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Brookvale Children's Centre can be accessed by bus and has car parking available

What can I bring into the event?

If you wish to take notes please bring pen and paper

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any queries about this training please contact HSAB Officer Bridgid Dineen on 0151 511 6825

What's the refund policy?

Where places are booked and there is a failure to attend (or to send a substitute delegate where there is a genuine reason for being unable to attend) a charge will be made to cover the cost of the training. The amount charged for a non-attended place will be £30. Any cancellation made within seven working days of the event will not be chargeable. Early cancellations should be made through Eventbrite. If you have any problems with this system please contact the HSAB Officer – Bridgid Dineen on 0151 511 6825 or at bridgid.dineen@halton.gov.uk.

HSAB reserve the right to change or alter this programme should the need arise. Where possible, notice will be given of any changes.

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Brookvale Children's Centre

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