TRAINING YOU TO SAFEGUARD THE PEOPLE IN YOUR CARE info@awareness-training.co.uk
TRAINING YOU TO SAFEGUARD THE PEOPLE IN YOUR CAREinfo@awareness-training.co.uk

Courses

Mental Capacity ACT 2005 Awareness Training

Who is it for?

 

This training course has been written specifically for those where MCA 2005 is new knowledge. This includes carers of adults in our care homes, community care services and hospitals, and will enable attendees to make real difference when supporting people who may have issues with making everyday decisions for themselves & understanding legislation designed to protect them.

 

Aims:

  • To gain an overview of the MCA 2005 and recognize their responsibilities under the law
  • To be able to apply MCA 2005 & consider a person’s mental capacity for admissions, care planning, risk assessments and daily decision making

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Mental Capacity Act 2005 into Practice

 

 

Who is it for? - Care home managers, Care workes, Social workers, all health practitioners, including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dentists, Nurses, Health Care Assistants...

 

Aims

Refresh your understanding of the 5 Principles of the MCA 2005

Understand the use of the MCA 2005 in practice-including any exclusions

Learning the skills to confidently complete a mental capacity assessment including effective communication

Refresh your understanding of the Best Interests principle and applying the statutory best interests checklist

Best Interests Meetings-the role of the decision maker and others

Understand the need to adhere to local Policy & Guidance and MCA Code of Practice

Understanding Provisions in the Act with a specific focus on working with an IMCA, LPA and working with someone who has made an advance decision- your role and responsibilities.

 

ENQUIRY MANAGERS SAFEGUARDING ADULTS

A GOOD PRACTICE 2 DAY WORKSHOP

 

Who is it for?

  • Adult Social Care Managers who will be co-ordinating adult safeguarding processes and chairing adult safeguarding meetings

Course Aim:
This two – day course provides an opportunity to develop the knowledge & skills of staff who undertake the role of Enquiry  Manager in line with best practice according to Chapter 14 of Care Act 2-14

  • The role of legislation in Adult Safeguarding
  • Care Act 2014 and Safeguarding Adults
  • Types of Abuse under the Care Act
  • Deciding what is and what is not safeguarding
  • What S42 of the Care Act requires
  • How does making Safeguarding personal apply
  • Working with a person to identify and manage RISK
  • The safeguarding process under the Care Act
  • Understanding the Enquiry Manager’s role including coordinating the enquiry, safeguarding meetings, information sharing, supporting the Adult throughout the enquiry
  • Managing Conflict

 

This course is co-trained with a social care and police trainer to give better insight into the partnership world of safeguarding adults from abuse. Direct reference will be made to specific LA policy and procedures as required.



ENQUIRY OFFICERS SAFEGUARD ADULTS - 3 DAY

 

Who is it for?

  • Social Workers,
  • Care Managers,
  • Assistant Social Workers,
  • Assistant Care Managers

The Course Aims to:

To provide Enquiry Officers with the necessary knowledge of their responsibilities and accountability within the Section 42 enquiry process in line with Swindon (LSAB) Safeguarding Adult Policy and Procedures.

 

The course objectives are:

  • Explain the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • Identify the role of the Care Quality Commission in adult safeguarding
  • Identify key safeguarding, information sharing & criminal legislation
  • Recognise the key principles of recording and report writing and presenting information in line with local practice
  • Explain the term defensible decision making
  • Explain the safeguarding process from safeguarding adult plan through to closure
  • Recognise the criteria for an safeguarding adult review and or whole service  enquiry
  • Identify individual impact of learning and future continued professional development

 

Direct reference will be made to specific The Care Act 2014 & LA policy and procedures as required.





FOUNDATION COURSE FOR PRACTITIONERS WORKING

TO SAFEGUARD ADULTS

 

Who is it for?

  • Social Workers,
  • Care Managers,
  • Assistant Social Workers,
  • Assistant Care Managers

The course objectives are:

  • Understanding actions required following a referral
  • Assessing risks and awareness of actions that could safeguard adults from further harm or exploitation
  • Ability to take action to prevent immediate harm or exploitation
  • Examines the personal impact of abuse
  • Have an overview of the safeguarding process
  • Be able to prepare for a Planning Meeting
  • Have a basic understanding of the legal and policy context of Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Consider how conflict between safeguarding issues and traditional social work values can exist

Direct reference will be made to specific The Care Act 2014 & LA policy and procedures as required.





A ONE DAY ‘ALERTERS’ COURSE

SAFEGUARDING

ADULTS



Who is it for?

  • Providers of  Nursing Care
  • Providers of Residential Care
  • Providers of Care in the Community
  • Providers of Day Care Services

The Course AIMS are:

  • Keep up to date with the latest legislation
  • Ensure you are providing a safe service to your customers
  • Support your staff with the awareness and knowledge of how to work professionally with safeguarding adult issues
  • Give your customers and their families peace of mind





ROLE & RESPONSIBILITY OF AN APPROPRIATE ADULT UNDER THE POLICE & CRIMINAL EVIDENCE ACT 1984 (P.A.C.E.1984)

Course Overview

        

The course provides an opportunity to develop the knowledge & skills of staff, with varied levels of experience, who wish to undertake the role of an ‘appropriate adult’ in the custody process.


Who should attend:

              Health Professionals

              Social Care Professionals

              Staff in voluntary sector


Course objectives:

              Describe the rights of a detained person

              Explain the term ‘appropriate adult’ in accordance with P.A.C.E Act 1984

              Understand the responsibilites of an ‘appropriate adult’ before, during and after a police interview

              Recognise good practice in dealing with people with vulnerability and mental health issues

              Identify the role of the solicitor in a police interview

              Explain Police interview procedures

              Describe the custody procedure



FOUNDATION LEVEL-DOMESTIC ABUSE AWARENESS


Course Overview

                The course affords workers from all professional backgrounds an opportunity to develop their awareness & knowledge of domestic abuse in order to enhance


Who should attend:

              Health Professionals

              Teachers and education staff

              Social workers in children and adults services

              Staff in the voluntary and private sector delivering services for children and adults


Course objectives:By the end of the training day participants will be able to:-

      Define Domestic Abuse

      Identify the behaviours that make up the term Domestic Abuse

      Outline the possible additional difficulties for people from differing groups who experience domestic abuse

      Understand risk factors the alleged perpetrator presents to the victim

      Recognise how the victims situation may increase risk

      Identify why victims may wish to remain with their abuser

      Explain possible impact on children who witness or overhear domestic abuse

      Understand Police priorities and duty of positive action

     Awareness of the Domestic Abuse Stalking Harassment & Honour Based Violence (DASH) risk assessment  model




FOUNDATION LEVEL-INVESTIGATIVE INTERVIEWING SKILLS


Course Overview

                The course provides an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge of staff who undertake assessments and joint interview working practices.

Who should attend:

              Social workers in safeguarding children’s services

              Social workers in safeguarding vulnerable adult services

              Health professionals

 

Key Topics

              Guidance & best practice

              Communication

              Accountability / record keeping

              Attention to detail

              Impartial information gathering

              Challenge suggestibility & assumption





 

BECOMING POSITIVE TOWARDS AGEING


This training program will provide workers with the skills to challenge ageism in the workplace and ensure an atmosphere where older people feel valued



Who is it for?

  • All new carers working with older people providing care or social opportunities in the community and in care homes

This 1 Day course is aimed at: people working with older people in Nursing and/or Residential Care, caring in the Community and working in Day Care Services

The Course Objectives are to enable people to:

  • develop an understanding of societal attitudes and responses to older people
  • discover what frustrations disabled older people might experience
  • develop ideas of how to enable older people to continue to make choices in/about their own lives
  • develop ideas/strategies for making positive changes in their working practices with older people

 



COURSES

    

Safeguarding Adults:

Enquiry Managers

Enquiry Officers

Alerters/Carers

Mental Capacity Act:

Managers

Social Workers

Police

Ambulance Service

Carers

Awareness

Court Room Skills:

Social Workers

(Adults & Children)

 

Domestic Abuse

Report Writing

 Appropriate Adult

What's new?

New Services Available-Independent Chairs

Now available, independent chairs for Adult Safeguarding and Best Interests Meetings

New Court Room Skills Training

We've now expanded the courses available to you

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