Training Events:

Safeguarding Adults enquiry training

Safeguarding Adults enquiry training

  • Date: TBA
  • Venue: Various





Course code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2021 and course code EX49.

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date.


Aims & objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the 6 principles which should underpin all safeguarding practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Care Act 2014 in relation to Safeguarding Adults
  • Explain the legal term “adults with care and support needs” and apply the criteria used to determine if a S42 enquiry is required
  • Explain the purpose, scope and objectives of a Section 42 enquiry and how to undertake this in a person led / outcome focused manner
  • Explain what is meant by 'the advocacy duty' and when it will apply
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the relationship with safeguarding adults
  • Outline the principles of the document: 'Making Safeguarding Personal'
  • Describe the legislation and protocols for sharing information
  • Define good recording skills as appropriate to the enquiry
  • Explain the purpose, scope and objectives of a safeguarding adults plan and demonstrate how to undertake this in a person led manner which is outcome focused
  • Demonstrate how to gather the views of the adult and describe how this has informed the whole process from beginning to end

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form.