Safeguarding vulnerable adults
DescriptionThis one day course provides an overview of the Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 and an opportunity to explore its implications and your responsibilities in accordance with the Code of Practice 2014.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
• Define an adult at risk
• Explain the term harm
• State the principles to be followed in adult protection interventions
• Describe the powers, rights and responsibilities of those involved in inquiries and investigations
• Detail the three types of protection order
• Explore the duties of co-operation and offences under the Act
Who should attendAll staff who work with adults who may be at risk of harm
Mary’s professional career began in Adult and Psychiatric nursing practice. Following 14 years working at Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse and Clinical Co-ordinator levels of both in-patient units and day centres, Mary left to work as a supported housing manager for a large housing association before becoming their Training and Development Advisor three years later.
Since 2007, Mary has worked as an independent learning consultant, establishing her credibility with clients and colleagues due to her business-focussed, engaging, and realistic approach. Ensuring all learning initiatives comply with current legislation and best practice Mary’s particular area of expertise is in developing the knowledge, skills and confidence of staff working within health and social care to support adults at risk who experience mental health issues, dementia, learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.
Mary’s qualifications include: Chartered MCIPD, NVQ Level 5 Training & Development Strategy, Accredited Safeguarding trainer, NVQ A1 Assessor: Management, Customer Care, Health & Social Care.
Dates & Locations5 September 2017, Glasgow
Standard price - Full day - £260 + VAT
Member price - Full day - £235 + VAT
Contributing org. price - Full day - £210 + VAT
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