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Suitable for:       All What does this mean?

Safeguarding adults is everyone’s business and the housing industry has a key role to play. Staff must be alert to the signs of abuse and aware of their responsibilities.

This course will cover all aspects of The Care Act 2014 and raise awareness of adults at risk, the systems to safeguard them, and the roles and responsibilities of housing staff and partner agencies.

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    Course content

    • What is adult safeguarding?
    • What makes an adult at risk?
    • The Care Act 2014
    • Recognising the signs and indicators of abuse
    • The legal framework and guidance
    • Partnership working in protecting adults at risk
    • Your responsibilities if you have concerns
    • How to report concerns
    • The process following referral.

    Learning will be supported by case scenarios, small group working and discussion.

    Who should attend?

    All frontline housing staff and their line managers, sheltered/extra care sheltered housing staff, estate managers/officers, anti-social behaviour teams, resident and mobile wardens, and staff dealing with homelessness and vulnerable adult clients.

  • Our trainer

    Tahira Hussain (MBPsS), has extensive experience working in the statutory and voluntary sector. She had a 22-year career in social work, mental health, community development and housing. Having worked in the social housing sector as part of an equality and diversity unit, Tahira has a successful track record in consultancy, training and project management. She is a graduate member of British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). She has worked as a mental health professional practitioner for a number of NHS Trusts nationally and is a private therapist providing assessment and treatment services to individuals, legal firms, schools and corporations. She is a qualified trainer on safeguarding, professional boundaries, equalities, stress management and personal development. As a freelance consultant her clients include local authorities, the education, health and housing sector nationwide.

We can bring this course to you.
If you have five or more staff interested our in-house training offers great value for money.

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